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Lab Series Age Rescue+ Densifying Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lab Series Age Rescue+ Densifying Shampoo product label collected on December 11, 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 Lab Series Age Rescue+ Densifying Shampoo is 6.

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Data last updated: December 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

• 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))

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

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 (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)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• 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

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

Fair
BHT

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

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATERAQUAEAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

Limited
POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM (JAPANESE KNOTWEED) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Robust

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

WATERAQUAEAU , SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE , LAURAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE , FRAGRANCE (PARFUM) , PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT , POLYGONUM CUSPIDATUM ROOT EXTRACT , ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT , DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE , PANTETHINE , PORIA COCOS SCLEROTIUM EXTRACT , PANTHENOL , PHYTANTRIOL , BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) EXTRACT , PANTHENYL ETHYL ETHER , CAFFEINE , CREATINE , ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE , CHOLESTEROL , LAURETH-4 , PEG-150 DISTEARATE , LAURETH-23 , SODIUM CHLORIDE , MENTHOL , POLYQUATERNIUM-7 , LAURAMINE OXIDE , CITRIC ACID , BUTYLENE GLYCOL , SACCHAROMYCES LYSATE EXTRACT , ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE , POTASSIUM SULFATE , TRISODIUM HEDTA , BHT , METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE , METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE , PHENOXYETHANOL , EXT. VIOLET 2 (CI 60730) , BLUE 1 (CI 42090)

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount of shampoo into hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with AGE RESCUE+ Densifying Conditioner. Avoid eye area.

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