Menu Close Menu

Menu

Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Anti-Age Hair Color, 5.3 Berry Brown

Data Availability: LIMITED

Learn more About
EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Anti-Age Hair Color, 5.3 Berry Brown 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 Schwarzkopf Keratin Color Anti-Age Hair Color, 5.3 Berry Brown is 8.

Data last updated: November 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
Learn more About
Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Fair
TOLUENEDIAMINE SULFATE, P-
Appeared as: TOLUENE-2,5-DIAMINE SULFATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
METHYLPARABEN
Appeared as: SODIUM METHYLPARABEN

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

None

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

Fair

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

None

Limited
EXT. D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60730)
Appeared as: CI 60730 (EXT. VIOLET 2)

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

Limited

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

Fair
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12)
Appeared as: LAURETH-23

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Robust

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM (MINERAL) OIL

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

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Fair
POTASSIUM
Appeared as: K.

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Limited

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

COLOR CREME: AQUA (WATER, EAU), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM (MINERAL OIL), STEARYL ALCOHOL, ETHANOLAMINE, CETEARETH-30, TOLUENE-2,5-DIAMINE SULFATE, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, ACRYLAMIDO PROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, AMMONIUM SULFATE, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), STEARETH-100, GLYCERYL STEARATE, RESORCINOL, SODIUM SULFITE, SILICA, TETRASODIUM EDTA, LINALOOL, ASCORBIC ACID, CITRONELLOL, 2-METHYLRESORCINOL, 2-AMINO-3-HYDROXYPYRIDINE, M-AMINOPHENOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, DEVELOPER LOTION: AQUA (WATER, EAU), HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM (MINERAL OIL), CETEARETH-20, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, ETIDRONIC ACID, 2,6-DICARBOXYPYRIDINE, DISODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, PRE-TREATMENT: AQUA (WATER, EAU), HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, PPG-1-PEG-9 LAURYL GLYCOL ETHER, PYRIDOXINE HCL, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM SALICYLATE, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), ACRYLAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE/ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, HEXYL CINNAMAL, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, CI 14700 (RED 4), CI 60730 (EXT. VIOLET 2), K.BOND-PLEX CONDITIONER: AQUA (WATER, EAU), CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DIMETHICONE, AMODIMETHICONE/MORPHOLINOMETHYL SILSESQUIOXANE COPOLYMER, MAGNESIUM CITRATE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, PANTHENOL, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, CITRIC ACID, PHENOXYETHANOL, STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, SODIUM METHYLPARABEN, GLYCERIN, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, LAURETH-23, LAURETH-4, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, LINALOOL, BENZYL ALCOHOL, LIMONENE, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, SODIUM SULFATE, TRIDECETH-5, SALICYLIC ACID

ABOUT THE SKIN DEEP® RATINGS

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer

ABOUT EWG VERIFIED™

Beyond providing Skin Deep® as an educational tool for consumers, EWG offers its EWG VERIFIED™ mark as a quick and easily identifiable way of conveying personal care products that meet EWG's strict health criteria. Before a company can use EWG VERIFIED™ on such products, the company must show that it fully discloses the products' ingredients on their labels or packaging, they do not contain EWG ingredients of concern, and are made with good manufacturing practices, among other criteria. Note that EWG receives licensing fees from all EWG VERIFIED™ member companies that help to support the important work we do. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer