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Product score: 07

Data Availability:

Limited

MAAPILIM Hair Paste

MAAPILIM Hair Paste

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Styling Gel/Lotion

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MAAPILIM

DATA LAST UPDATED

February 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • MODERATE
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • HIGH
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 10
ACRYLAMIDE
Data Availability: Robust
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 10
ACID RED 33 (UNCERTIFIED D&C RED NO. 33)
Appeared as: ACID RED 33
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) colorant
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, 4-AMINOAZOBENZENE, ANILINE, AZOBENZENE, BENZIDINE, BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE, BIPHENYL-4-YLAMINE, TRIAZENE, 1,3-DIPHENYL-, and 2,7-NAPHTHALENEDISULFONIC ACID, 4-AMINO-5-HYDROXY-, DISODIUM SALT)
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Ingredient score: 10
ACID YELLOW 23 (UNCERTIFIED FD&C YELLOW NO. 5)
Appeared as: ACID YELLOW 23
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, SODIUM SULFANILATE, ARSENIC, LEAD, 4-AMINOAZOBENZENE, ANILINE, AZOBENZENE, BENZIDINE, BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE, BIPHENYL-4-YLAMINE, CADMIUM (pyrophoric), BENZENESULFONIC ACID, P-HYDRAZINO-, and TRIAZENE, 1,3-DIPHENYL-)
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Ingredient score: 06
DMDM HYDANTOIN
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
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Ingredient score: 05
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) preservative
CONCERNS • Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
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Ingredient score: 04
METHYLPARABEN
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, cosmetic biocide, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antimicrobial, antistatic, emulsifying, preservative, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 04
LAURUS NOBILIS OIL
Appeared as: LAURUS NOBILIS (BAY LEAF) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, refreshing, tonic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
CETEARETH-20
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
CETEARETH-30
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
LAURETH-4
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emulsifying, masking, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
POLYSORBATE-20
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, surfactant - solubilizing agent
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 03
BENZOIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, preservative, bulking, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) binder, emulsion stabilizer, film former, hair fixative, suspending agent - nonsurfactant, antistatic, binding, emulsion stabilising, film forming, hair fixing, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETOSTEARY ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasingagent - aqueous, viscosity increasing agent - nonaqueous, emollient, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, opacifying, surfactant, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM (CARDAMOM) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Ceteareth 20, Ceteareth 30, Glycerin, PVP, Acrylamide, DMDM Hydantoin, Methylparaben, Acid Red 33, Acid Yellow 23, Cetosteary Alcohol, Laureth-4, Cetrimonium Chloride, Polysorbate 20, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Oil, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom) Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Laurus Nobilis (Bay Leaf) Oil, Benzoic Acid, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Warm the paste in your palms and apply to wet or dry hair. Style hair to the desired look. Wet hair to reshape throughout the day.

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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