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Intelligent Nutrients Perfect Hold Hair Spray (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Intelligent Nutrients Perfect Hold Hair Spray (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 16, 2016 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Intelligent Nutrients Perfect Hold Hair Spray (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES ROOT OIL
Appeared as: VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES (VETIVER) ROOT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

None
ETHYL PALMATE
Appeared as: ETHYL PALMATE (ETHYL FATTY ACID)

Limited

Limited

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (RED GRAPE) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water/Aqua, Alcohol Denat.,1,3 Acacia Senegal Gum,1 Glycerin,1 Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice,1 Ethyl Palmate (Ethyl Fatty Acid),1 Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil,1,2 Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil,1,2 Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil,1,2 Vitis Vinifera (Red Grape) Seed Oil,1,2 Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil,1,2 Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil,1 Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom) Seed Oil,1 Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil,1 Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Oil,1 Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil,1 Vetiveria Zizanoides (Vetiver) Root Oil,1 Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil,1 Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil,1 Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil,1 Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil,1 Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil,1 Limonene,1,4 Linalool,1,4 Geraniol,1,4 Citric Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) 1 Certified Organic 2 Antioxidant Intellimune Seed Oil Complex 3 Denatured Using Certified Organic Bergamot Essential Oil 4 Naturally Occurring Component Of Organic Essential Oil Blend

Directions from packaging:

Shake well and spray on dry hair to set and finish style. (If sprayer clogs, clean with hot water.)

Warnings from packaging:

Contains Alcohol. Flammable. Do not spray in eyes. Do not spray near lit cigarettes or near any open flame.

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