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Novex My Curls Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Novex My Curls Shampoo product label collected on October 05, 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 Novex My Curls Shampoo is 5.

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Data last updated: October 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Good

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

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:

AQUA, DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE, COCAMIDE DEA, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, LAURYL GLUCOSIDE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PARFUM, LAURETH-2, PEG/PPG-120/10 TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE TRIOLEATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, PHENOXYETHANOL, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, CHLORPHENESIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, BHT, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL OLEATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, CITRIC ACID, BENZOIC ACID, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL, LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA OIL, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON FRUIT EXTRACT, LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT, VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT EXTRACT, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT.

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