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Kristin Ess Brunette Dry Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Kristin Ess Brunette Dry Shampoo 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 Kristin Ess Brunette Dry Shampoo is 8.

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Data last updated: March 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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
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)

Limited

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

Fair
PROPANE
Appeared as: ISOBUTANE. PROPANE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77499)

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77492)

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES (CI 77491)

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

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Robust

Limited

Limited

Fair
CI 77713
Appeared as: MAGNESIUM CARBONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS EXTRACT

Limited
SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA (SARGASSUM WEED) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA EXTRACT

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

None
GELLIDIELA ACEROSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELIDIELLA ACEROSA EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
SEDUM ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RHODIOLA ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ISOBUTANE. PROPANE, ALCOHOL DENAT., DIMETHYLIMIDAZOLIDINONE RICE STARCH, FRAGRANCE, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, WATER, TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE, VP/VA COPOLYMER, MAGNESIUM CARBONATE, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, PANTHENOL AMP-ISOSTEAROYL HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, CETEARAMIDOETHYLDIETHONIUM SUCCINOYL HYDROLYZED PEA PROTEIN, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA EXTRACT, TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE, SORBITOL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO SEED BUTTER, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, GELIDIELLA ACEROSA EXTRACT, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, RHODIOLA ROSEA ROOT EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, ALGIN, CHITOSAN, XANTHAN GUM, SORBITAN OLEATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CARRAGEENAN, BHT, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, IRON OXIDES (CI 77499), IRON OXIDES (CI 77492), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491).

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