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Poofy Organics Happy Hold Hair Spray

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Poofy Organics Happy Hold Hair Spray product label collected on March 26, 2018 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 Poofy Organics Happy Hold Hair Spray is 3.

Data last updated: March 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: ORANGE (CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (SOYBEAN; MAIZE; MUSTARD)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDER (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA) ESSENTIAL OIL

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

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Fair
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE)
Appeared as: CANE SUGAR

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: GRAIN ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE

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

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: GUAR GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SILYBUM MARIANUM (LADY'S THISTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MILK THISTLE (SILYBUM MARIANUM) EXTRACT

Limited
OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOLY BASIL (OCIMUM SANCTUM) EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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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.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

distilled water, organic cane sugar, organic grain alcohol, organic aloe, organic argan oil, organic glycerin (soybean, maize or mustard), organic guar gum, organic orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) essential oil, organic lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia) essential oil, organic milk thistle (Silybum Marianum) extract, organic holy basil (Ocimum Sanctum) extract, organic rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) extract.

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