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Paul Mitchell Super Strong Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Paul Mitchell Super Strong Conditioner product label collected on February 08, 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 Paul Mitchell Super Strong Conditioner is 6.

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Data last updated: February 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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
DECAMETHYLCYCLOPENTASILOXANE
Appeared as: CYCLOMETHICONE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

• 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)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS STARCH (CORN)

Limited
CANOLA OIL
Appeared as: CANOLA OIL (HUILE DE COLZA)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT

Limited

None
PRUNUS VIRGINIANA BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS VIRGINIANA (CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT

Limited

None

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

None

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

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.

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, CETYL ESTERS, SILK AMINO ACIDS, ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH, CANOLA OIL (HUILE DE COLZA), GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) GERM EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT, NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT, PRUNUS VIRGINIANA (CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT, URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL, LACTIC ACID, GLYCERIN, SILICA, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CYCLOMETHICONE, AMODIMETHICONE, DIMETHICONE, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, PEG-150, LAURYL PEG/PPG-18/18 METHICONE, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, TRIDECETH-12, SODIUM CHLORIDE, ISOSTEARYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA, SODIUM BENZOATE, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, POLYQUATERNIUM-59, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, MAGNESIUM NITRATE, DISODIUM EDTA, FRAGRANCE, BENZYL SALICYLATE, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LINALOOL

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