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Revlon Total Color Clean + Vegan Nourishing Permanent Hair Color Cream Formula, Dark Brown 40

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon Total Color Clean + Vegan Nourishing Permanent Hair Color Cream Formula, Dark Brown 40 product label collected on July 02, 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 Revlon Total Color Clean + Vegan Nourishing Permanent Hair Color Cream Formula, Dark Brown 40 is 9.

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Data last updated: July 2020

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

• 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

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

Fair
TOLUENEDIAMINE SULFATE, P-
Appeared as: TOLUENE-2,5-DIAMINE SULFATE

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

Fair

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

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
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
QUATERNIUM-10
Appeared as: STEARTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
QUATERNIUM-10
Appeared as: STEARTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

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

Limited

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

Fair
FD&C RED NO. 4 (CI 14700)
Appeared as: RED 4 (CI 14700)

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (CI 15985)
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Contamination concerns (CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL

• 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)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (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)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

Fair

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

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

Robust

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
DODECANOL
Appeared as: LAURYL ALCOHOL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

DEVELOPER INGREDIENTS: AQUA, HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARETH-23, CETEARETH-60, CETYL ALCOHOL, PENTASODIUM PENTETATE, PHOSPHORIC ACID, SODIUM STANNATE, SODIUM BENZOATE. CREAM COLORANT INGREDIENTS: AQUA, LAURETH-2, ETHANOLAMINE, ISOSTEARIC ACID, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, GLYCERIN, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, TOLUENE-2,5-DIAMINE SULFATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-22, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL, ERYTHORBIC ACID, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, TETRASODIUM EDTA, PARFUM, SODIUM SULFITE, STEARTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, 2,4-DIAMINOPHENOXYETHANOL HCL, 2-AMINO-3-HYDROXYPYRIDINE, 2-METHYLRESORCINOL, 4-CHLORORESORCINOL, M-AMINOPHENOL, P-AMINOPHENOL. BOTANICAL ENRICHED CONDITIONING GLOSS INGREDIENTS: AQUA, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, STEARTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERIN, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, CAMELLIA JAPONICA SEED OIL, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, LAURYL ALCOHOL, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, PANTHENOL, POLYQUATERNIUM-28, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PARFUM, BENZYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, BLUE 1 (CI 42090), EXT. VIOLET 2 (CI 60730), RED 4 (CI 14700), YELLOW 5 (CI 19140), YELLOW 6 (CI 15985).

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