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Tresemme Anti-Breakage Conditioner Vitamin B12 & Gelatin (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Tresemme Anti-Breakage Conditioner Vitamin B12 & Gelatin (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Tresemme Anti-Breakage Conditioner Vitamin B12 & Gelatin (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2013

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Fair

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B12)
Appeared as: CYANOCOBALAMIN

None

Fair

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

None

None

Fair
POLYVINYLPOLYPYRROLIDONE
Appeared as: PVP

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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:

Water (Aqua), Cetyl Alcohol, Quaternium-18, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cocodimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Tocopheryl Acetate, Biotin, Niacinamide, Ascorbic Acid, Panthenol, Cyanocobalamin, Gelatin/Keratin Amino Acids/Lysine Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Stearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Quaternium-80, Steareth-21, Dimethicone, Disodium PEG-12, Dimethicone Sulfosuccinate, Oleamine Oxide, Glycerin, Citric Acid, PVP, Polysorbate 20, DMDM Hydantoin, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing, apply evenly through hair, concentrating on the ends. Leave on one minute and rinse. Tips to Build Strength for Salon-Healthy Hair Everyday: Condition the ends of your hair thoroughly, where breakage and splitting is most prevalent.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact with eyes, flush thoroughly with water.

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