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L'Oreal Paris Couleur Experte Express Color + Highlights 6.1 Cooler French Eclair Light Ash Brown 1 kt

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Couleur Experte Express Color + Highlights 6.1 Cooler French Eclair Light Ash Brown 1 kt product label collected on March 12, 2020 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 Couleur Experte Express Color + Highlights 6.1 Cooler French Eclair Light Ash Brown 1 kt is 7.

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Data last updated: March 2020

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
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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
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)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• 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)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCL
Appeared as: 2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCI

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• 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)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• 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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
DIOCTYL SODIUM SULFOSUCCINATE
Appeared as: DIETHYLHEXYL SODIUM SULFOSUCCINATE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBUS GUM/GUAR GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

None

Good

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (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.

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:

MULTI-TONAL GEL CREME COLOR BASE: AQUA/WATER/EAU, DECETH-3, LAURETH-12, COCAMIDE MIPA, OLETH-30, AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, DECETH-5, GLYCERIN, OLEIC ACID, OLEYL ALCOHOL, HEXADIMETHRINE CHLORIDE, 2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCI, M-AMINOPHENOL, ASCORBIC ACID, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, HYDROXYPROPYL BIS(N-HYDROXYETHYL-P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE) HCL, ETHANOLAMINE, POLYQUATERNIUM-6, POLYQUATERNIUM-67, AMMONIUM THIOLACTATE, LIMONENE, LINALOOL, ISOPROPANOLAMINE, P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, GERANIOL, RESORCINOL, EDTA, CITRONELLOL MICRO-FINE ILLUMINATING POWDER: POTASSIUM PERSULFATE, SODIUM SILICATE, SODIUM PERSULFATE, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, UREA, KAOLIN, MAGNESIUM STEARATE, AMMONIUM CHLORIDE, DIETHYLHEXYL SODIUM SULFOSUCCINATE, VP/VA COPOLYMER, HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE, SODIUM METASILICATE, MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE, EDTA, CI 77891/TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBUS GUM/GUAR GUM, SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL STARCH, MAGNESIUM PEROXIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, CI 77007/ULTRAMARINES MULTI-TONAL/ILLUMINATING CREME DEVELOPER: AQUA/WATER/EAU, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, TRIDECETH-2 CARBOXAMIDE MEA, CETEARETH-25, GLYCERIN, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, SODIUM STANNATE, TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE, PHOSPHORIC ACID ANTI-BRASS CONDITIONER WITH DIRECT DYE: AQUA/WATER/EAU, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, AMODIMETHICONE, CETYL ALCOHOL, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, TRIDECETH-6, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, LINALOOL, HEXYL CINNAMAL, CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, CITRIC ACID, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, LIMONENE, GERANIOL, AMYL CINNAMAL, BENZYL BENZOATE, HYDROXYANTHRAQUINONEAMINOPROPYL METHYL MORPHOLINIUM METHOSULFATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE

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