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Revlon Frost & Glow Blonde Highlighting Kit Blonde To Light Brown Hair (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Revlon Frost & Glow Blonde Highlighting Kit Blonde To Light Brown Hair (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 Revlon Frost & Glow Blonde Highlighting Kit Blonde To Light Brown Hair (old formulation) is 10.

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Data last updated: July 2013

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

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

Limited

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

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Good

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 6
Appeared as: YELLOW 6 (CI 15985)

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited
ACID RED 33
Appeared as: RED 33 (CI 17200)

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C11-15) SECONDARY
Appeared as: C11-15 PARETH-7

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

Limited

Robust

Fair

None
OCTYL PELARGONATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL PELARGONATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Cancer (moderate)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

None

Fair

Fair

Limited
ULTRAMARINES
Appeared as: ULTRAMARINES (CI 77007)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA [(WATER) EAU]

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

None

None

Limited

None

None

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

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Highlighting Powder Contains: Potassium Persulfate, Sodium Metasilicate, Sodium Stearate, Sucrose, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Persulfate, Sodium Silicate, Ethylhexyl Pelargonate, Sodium Chloride, Silica, EDTA, Hydrated Silica, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Mannitol, Calcium Disodium EDTA, Sodium Ascorbate, BHT, Citric Acid, Parfum (Fragrance), Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Amyl Cinnamal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Ultramarines (CI 77007). Cream Developer Contains: Aqua [(Water) Eau], Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Amodimethicone, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, C11-15 Pareth-7, Laureth-9, Trideceth-12, Glycerin, Steareth-10 Allyl Ether/Acrylates Copolymer, Disodium Phosphate, Phosphoric Acid, EDTA, Methylparaben. After-Highlighting Shampoo Contains: Aqua [(Water) Eau], Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamide Mea, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Hydrolyzed Silk, Panthenol, Tocopheryl Acetate, PPG-28-Buteth-35, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Citric Acid, Parfum (Fragrance), Benzyl Benzoate, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Amyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 4 (CI 14700), Red 33 (CI 17200). After-Highlighting Conditioner Contains: Aqua [(Water) Eau], Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Chloride, Amodimethicone, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Panthenol, Isostearyl Glycolate, Triisostearyl Citrate, Diisostearyl Malate, Isostearyl Lactate, Isopropyl Alcohol, Trideceth-12, Cetrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzotriazolyl Butylphenol Sulfonate, Tributyl Citrate, Buteth-3, Parfum (Fragrance), Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Benzyl Benzoate, Citronellol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

Warnings from packaging:

Safety: Do not use this product at all if you have sensitive, irritated or damaged scalp. Enclosed insert contains important health and safety information. Read accompanying directions prior to use. This product is not intended to be used on children. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Rinse immediately if product comes into contact with them. Do not use on eyelashes or eyebrows - to do so may cause blindness. Do not use on relaxed hair. Wear suitable gloves. Rinse hair well after application. Keep out of reach of children. This product contains persulfates and other ingredients that may cause serious irritation, respiratory and/or allergic reaction. Prepare and use in a well-ventilated area. Do not inhale or ingest.

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