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L'Oreal Paris Excellence Creme, 5AB Mocha Ash Brown

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Excellence Creme, 5AB Mocha Ash Brown product label collected on April 17, 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 L'Oreal Paris Excellence Creme, 5AB Mocha Ash Brown is 6.

Data last updated: April 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
  • 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
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

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

• 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)

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

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
N,N-BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE SULFATE
Appeared as: N,N-BIS-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE SULFATE (2-HYDROXYETHYL)

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (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)

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• 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)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

None

None
2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL
Appeared as: 2-OLEAMIDO-1,

None

Good

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
PHOSPHORIC ACID
Appeared as: PHOSPHORIC ACID PERMANENT CREME,

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

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

None
HYDROXYPROPYL BIS HCL
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYL BIS HCL (N-HYDROXYETHYL-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA CERA/CANDELILLA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

PRE-COLOR SERUM 1087196C: AQUA/WATER/EAU, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, TRIDECETH-2 CARBOXAMIDE MEA, CETEARETH-25, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, HEXADIMETHRINE CHLORIDE, POLYQUATERNIUM-22, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, HYDROLYZED OATS, CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE, CITRIC ACID, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL DEVELOPER CREME 178914U: AQUA/WATER/EAU, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, TRIDECETH-2 CARBOXAMIDE MEA, CETEARETH-25, GLYCERIN, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, SODIUM STANNATE, TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE, PHOSPHORIC ACID PERMANENT COLOR CREME 1130385: AQUA/WATER/EAU, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, DECETH-3, LAURETH-12, AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, OLETH-30, HEXADIMETHRINE CHLORIDE, LAURIC ACID, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-22, ETHANOLAMINE, SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE, CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, 2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCL, M-AMINOPHENOL, ASCORBIC ACID, SODIUM METABISULFITE, HYDROXYPROPYL BIS(N-HYDROXYETHYL-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE) HCL, DIMETHICONE, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, N,N-BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE SULFATE, PROLINE, P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, CARBOMER, THREONINE, RESORCINOL CONDITIONING TREATMENT 1087179D: AQUA/WATER/EAU, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, AMODIMETHICONE, CETYL ESTERS, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, SODIUM PCA, TRIDECETH-6, PANTHENOL, CANDELILLA CERA/CANDELILLA WAX/CIRE DE CANDELILLA, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CHLORHEXIDINE DIHYDROCHLORIDE, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, 2-OLEAMIDO-1,3-OCTADECANEDIOL, SOLUBLE COLLAGEN

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