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Dark & Lovely Fade-Resistant Rich Conditioning Color Permanent Hair Color, 396 Luminous Blonde (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Dark & Lovely Fade-Resistant Rich Conditioning Color Permanent Hair Color, 396 Luminous Blonde (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 Dark & Lovely Fade-Resistant Rich Conditioning Color Permanent Hair Color, 396 Luminous Blonde (old formulation) is 6.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

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)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

None

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

None

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
PENTASODIUM DTPA
Appeared as: PENTASODIUM PENTETATE

None

Good

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

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

Limited

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

None

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER

Limited

Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX
Appeared as: CANDELILLA CERA/CANDELILLA WAX

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM/MINERAL OIL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)

Limited

Limited

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Cream Developer: Aqua/Water, Hydrogen Peroxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide MEA, Ceteareth-25, Glycerin, Pentasodium Pentetate, Sodium Stannate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate. Rich Conditioning Lightener: Aqua/Water, Trideceth-2 Carboxamide MEA, Alcohol Denat., Deceth-3, Glyceryl Lauryl Ether, Propylene Glycol, Ethanolamine, Laureth-5 Carboxylic Acid, Dipropylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Polyquaternium-6, Oleyl Alcohol, Parfum/Fragrance, EDTA, Polyquaternium-24. Moisture Rich Conditioner: Aqua/Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetearyl Alcohol, Candelilla Cera/Candelilla Wax, Dimethiconol, Polyquaternium-37, Paraffinum Liquidum/Mineral Oil, Glycerin, Cetyl Esters, PEG-150/Stearyl Alcohol/SMDI Copolymer, Parfum/Fragrance, Methylparaben, PPG-1 Trideceth-6, Aloe Barbadensis/Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Helianthus Annuus/Sunflower Seed Oil, Panthenol, Citric Acid, Chlorhexidine Dihydrochloride. High Lift Booster: Potassium Persulfate, Sodium Persulfate, Sodium Metasilicate, Ammonium Chloride, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Kaolin, Hydrated Silica, Sodium Stearate, Polydecene, EDTA.

Directions from packaging:

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Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. This product contains persulfates and other ingredients, which may cause serious irritant, respiratory and/or allergic reactions. Do not inhale or ingest. Prepare and use only in well ventilated area. Enclosed insert contains important health and safety information. Read accompanying directions completely prior to use.

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