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Herbatint Permanent Haircolor Gel, 4N Chestnut

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Herbatint Permanent Haircolor Gel, 4N Chestnut product label collected on November 07, 2019 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 Herbatint Permanent Haircolor Gel, 4N Chestnut is 6.

Data last updated: November 2019

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (CONEFLOWER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ECHINACEA) ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL EXTRACT

None
RHEUM PALMATUM ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHEUM PALMATUM (RHUBARB) ROOT EXTRACT

None
CINCHONA BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINCHONA CALISAYA (CINCHONA) BARK EXTRACT

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA) SEED EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None

None

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

HERBATINT HAIRCOLOR GEL INGREDIENTS: LAURETH-4, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, WATER, PEG-2 OLEAMINE, ETHANOLAMINE, OLEIC ACID, P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT, BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) LEAF EXTRACT, ECHINACEA ANGUSTIFOLIA (ECHINACEA) ROOT EXTRACT, JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL EXTRACT, RHEUM PALMATUM (RHUBARB) ROOT EXTRACT, CINCHONA CALISAYA (CINCHONA) BARK EXTRACT, PEG-75 MEADOWFOAM OIL, LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, 4-CHLORORESORCINOL, TETRASODIUM EDTA, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SIMETHICONE, SODIUM METABISULFITE, GLYCERIN. DEVELOPER INGREDIENTS: WATER, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, ETIDRONIC ACID, TRIDECETH-9, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SIMETHICONE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL. ROYAL CREAM INGREDIENTS: WATER, CITRIC ACID, CETYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA) SEED EXTRACT, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL, ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATE, METHYL GLUCETH-20, ETHOXYDIGLYCOL OLEATE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, FRAGRANCE, IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, GLYCERIN.

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