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Dark & Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer Regular for Normal Hair Types 1 Kit Box 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer for Color Treated Hair

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dark & Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer Regular for Normal Hair Types 1 Kit Box 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer for Color Treated Hair product label collected on December 03, 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 Dark & Lovely Healthy-Gloss 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer Regular for Normal Hair Types 1 Kit Box 5 Shea Moisture Relaxer for Color Treated Hair is 7.

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Data last updated: December 2018

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
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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
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)

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: CI 19140 / YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair
CI 42090 (FD&C BLUE NO. 1 OR D&C BLUE NO. 4)
Appeared as: CI 42090 / BLUE 1.

• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ANILINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

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

Limited

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (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)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

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)

None

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

Fair

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

None

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

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

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

Fair
D&C ORANGE NO. 4 (CI 15510)
Appeared as: CI 15510 / ORANGE 4,

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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)

Robust

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER / SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE.

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Fair

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

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

None

Limited

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

Limited
PHENOLSULFONPHTHALEIN
Appeared as: PHENOLSULFONEPHTHALEIN.

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA OIL / OLIVE FRUIT OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL / JOJOBA SEED OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL / AVOCADO OIL

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: CI 17200 / RED 33

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL / COCONUT OIL

None

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

SHEA BUTTER CONDITIONING RELAXER CREME: 42610 SS4 - WATER,PETROLATUM, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GUANIDINE CARBONATE, PEG-75 LANOLIN, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-6, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, FRAGRANCE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER / SHEA BUTTER, CI 15510 / ORANGE 4; CREME ACTIVATOR: 42311 SS2 - PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CALCIUM HYDROXIDE, SILICA, CI 77891 / TITANIUM DIOXIDE. SILK KERATIN SERUM: 42866 SS4 - WATER, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE, CITRIC ACID, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, PANTHENOL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER / SHEA BUTTER, ARGININE, SERINE, GLUTAMIC ACID, DISODIUM EDTA, HEXYL CINNAMAL, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE, LINALOOL, LIMONENE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE. COLOR SIGNAL NEUTRALIZING SHAMPOO: 42261 SS5 - WATER, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, POLYSORBATE 20, COCAMIDE MEA, SODIUM CHLORIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE, METHYLPARABEN, POTASSIUM SORBATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, CITRIC ACID, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HONEY, SODIUM PCA, DISODIUM EDTA, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LIMONENE, BENZYL SALICYLATE, HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE, LINALOOL, PHENOLSULFONEPHTHALEIN. HEALTHY GLOSS 5 MOISTURE CONDITIONER: 42268 SS13 - WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, SORBITOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, FRAGRANCE, SODIUM BENZOATE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, PEG/PPG/POLYBUTYLENE GLYCOL-8/5/3 GLYCERIN, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER / SHEA BUTTER, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HONEY, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM PCA, HEXYL CINNAMAL, CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE, LINALOOL, OLEA EUROPAEA OIL / OLIVE FRUIT OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL / JOJOBA SEED OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL / AVOCADO OIL, PANTHENOL, CI 19140 / YELLOW 5, CI 14700 / RED 4, CI 17200 / RED 33, CI 42090 / BLUE 1. HEALTHY GLOSS 5 MOSITURE HAIR CREME: 42774 SS6 - WATER, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM / MINERAL OIL, PETROLATUM, GLYCERIN, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PEG-100 STEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, POLYSORBATE 20, DIMETHICONE, PARAFFIN, FRAGRANCE, DICETYL PHOSPHATE, CETETH-10 PHOSPHATE, METHYLPARABEN, TRIETHANOLAMINE, ETHYLPARABEN, PEG/PPG/POLYBUTYLENE GLYCOL-8/5/3 GLYCERIN, ALOE BARBADENSIS / ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, COCOS NUCIFERA OIL / COCONUT OIL, PANTHENOL, DISODIUM EDTA, LAURETH-4, LAURETH-23, HEXYL CINNAMAL, CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE, LINALOOL, LIMONENE, GERANIOL, CITRONELLOL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL.

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