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Product score: 07

Data Availability:

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Naturtint 5 N Light Chestnut Brown Permanent Hair Color (2019 formulation)

Naturtint 5 N Light Chestnut Brown Permanent Hair Color (2019 formulation)

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Hair Color And Bleaching

BRAND

Naturtint

DATA LAST UPDATED

October 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 01
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT (ALCOHOL)
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antifoaming, antimicrobial, astringent, masking, solvent, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 06
ETHANOLAMINE
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) ph adjuster, buffering
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioningagent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
OLEIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - cleansing agentsurfactant-cleansing agent is included as a function for the soap form of oleic acid., emollient, emulsifying
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
TETRASODIUM EDTA
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, chelating
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
SODIUM METABISULFITE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant, reducing agent, preservative, reducing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM ERYTHORBATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ELYTHORBATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antioxidant
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN(TRITICUM VULGARE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN)
Appeared as: SOY
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ZEA MAYS (CORN)
Appeared as: CORN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) not reported
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Ingredient score: 01
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: (MEADOWFOAM SEED) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, deodorant, emollient
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Ingredient score: 10
P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 05
2-METHYLRESORCINOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
2-AMINO-4-HYDROXYETHYLAMINOANISOLE SULFATE
Appeared as: 4-HYDROXYETHYAINOANISOLE SULFATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 05
M-AMINOPHENOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) hair colorant, hair dyeing
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredients from packaging:

ALCOHOL DENAT(ALCOHOL), PROPYLENE GLYCOL ETHANOLAMINE. OLEIC ACID. TETRASODIUM EDTA. SODIUM METABISULFITE SODIUM ELYTHORBATE. HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN(TRITICUM VULGARE, SOY, CORN, (MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL). P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE. 2-METHYLRESORCINOL -4-HYDROXYETHYAINOANISOLE SULFATE. M-AMINOPHENOL

Directions from packaging:

Preparing The Naturtint Hair Color Mixture: Put on the single-use gloves (E). Put Naturtint colorant (A) into the color developer application bottle (B). During warm weather, it is recommended that you mix the treatment in a plastic or glass bowl. Never mix in a metal container. Remove the tip of the lid. Place gloved finger over tip and shake the bottle for 2 minutes until the mixture is well blended. IMMEDIATELY apply the entire mixture. Do not keep the bottle closed, in any case. If you only require part of the kit, mix needed amount in a glass or plastic bowl, never in the color developer application bottle or a metal container. Unmixed portions may be capped and stored for future use. CAUTION: This product contains ingredients which may cause skin irritation on certain individuals. The skin sensitivity test should first be performed before each product use. This product is not intended for use on eyebrows or eyelashes; to do so may cause irritation or injury. Handle the bottle carefully. Do not press or squeeze the bottle unless the tip has been removed. Aim the bottle away from the face when opening and during use. Never leave the tip on after mixing the product because the container may burst. Immediately use the product; do not save any unused mixture. How To Apply Naturtint Hair Coloring: Cover shoulders with a towel to protect clothing from stains or wear an old T-shirt. Starting from the roots, evenly apply the mixture to unwashed, dry hair. Massage or comb colorant through the hair, applying the remainder of the product to the ends. Development time: a. On previously uncolored hair: Evenly distribute the mixture through the hair and wait 30 minutes. To achieve more intense color or to cover stubborn grays, extend the development time for a total of up to 40 minutes. b. For root touch-up: Apply the mixture to the roots and leave it on for 20 minutes. Then apply color to the rest of the hair and leave it on for another 10 minutes. Total application time: 30 minutes. To cover stubborn grays, extend the development time for a total of up to 40 minutes. Discard any unused mixture. After Coloring Your Hair with Naturtint: Rinsing & After Treatment: Step 1. Gently massage while rinsing the hair with warm water until the water runs clean and clear. Step 2. Work Naturtint shampoo (C) into a lather, work through your hair, and rinse with plenty of water for superb condition and shine. Step 3. Apply Nutrideep multiplier (D) on damp hair, beginning at the roots and working through to the ends. Leave it on for 2 minutes and rinse with warm water (Step 4), then dry and style (Step 5). This completes your Naturtint coloring process!. Save some Nutrideep multiplier to use 2 weeks after the coloring process for color maintenance and hair protection.

Warnings from packaging:

Hair colorants can cause severe allergic reactions. This product is not intended for use on persons under the age of 16 years. Temporary "black henna" tattoos may increase your risk of allergy. The proportion for mixing colorant and color developer must always be 1:1. IMPORTANT: Contains phenylenediamines and hydrogen peroxide. DO NOT COLOR YOUR HAIR IF: You have a rash on your face or sensitive, irritated and damaged scalp. You have ever experienced any adverse reaction after coloring your hair. You have experienced a reaction to a temporary "black henna" tattoo in the past. SPECIFIC CAUTIONS: If stinging, a rash, or a burning sensation occurs on the scalp, rinse immediately and discontinue use. If you experience difficulty breathing, tightness of chest, and/or hives or swelling on any part of your body, immediately discontinue use and seek medical assistance. Before coloring again, consult a doctor. In rare cases the use of hair colorants has been associated with skin depigmentation (skin whitening or loss of color). This may be temporary or permanent. If you notice any skin depigmentation or allergic reaction such as pain or severe itching, discontinue use immediately. When coloring your hair, Always wear the gloves provided in the kit. For any questions related to your individual sensitivity, consult a doctor. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If the product enters your eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water. If you wear contact lenses, remove the lenses before thoroughly rinsing your eyes with water. Visit your doctor if irritations persist. Do not use to color eyelashes or eyebrows as this may cause blindness. Do not use to color facial hair. This product is designed for use on the scalp area only. If you have permed, bleached or relaxed your hair, wait at least 14 days before coloring. Prepare and use in a well-ventilated area. After application of the mixture, rinse your hair thoroughly until the water runs clear. If your hair has been previously colored with henna or progressive color, only use Naturtint after the previous coloration has been completely removed. Do not use on children. Keep out of the reach of children. If you have a tattoo, the risks of an allergic reaction may be increased. Follow the instructions for use when applying this product.

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