Terax Sculpting Wax

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Terax Sculpting Wax

GoodGuide Overall Score

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out of 10
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Incomplete!

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Health

This product contains problematic, banned, or contaminated ingredients.
0
  • Human Health Impacts
    Human Health Impacts
    This component of GoodGuide’s rating system evaluates the potential impacts of a product on human health. It incorporates a screening-level hazard assessment or nutritional evaluation, as well as other relevant indicators, like the regulatory status of ingredients. If ingredients pose potential health risks or have limited nutritional value, a product's score is lowered. If a product lacks the data needed to conduct a health evaluation, its score is also lowered to provide an incentive for manufacturers to disclose better information.
    Rating: 0 out of 10
    0
    • Data Adequacy, Ingredient Disclosure
      Data Adequacy, Ingredient Disclosure
      Characterizing potential human health impacts requires complete information about the specific ingredients in a product. However, there is no current regulatory requirement that companies disclose full ingredients lists for household chemical products (in contrast with personal care products, where disclosure is required). To create an incentive for disclosure, GoodGuide caps a product’s score if it lacks complete ingredient data or lists generic names that do not support chemical-specific evaluations.
      Rating: 4.0 out of 10
      4.0
      • Amount of Ingredient Detail
        Amount of Ingredient Detail
        Tells what is the amount of ingredient information available to rate this product.
        Rating: 4.0 out of 10
        4.0
    • Level of Health Concern of Ingredients
      Level of Health Concern of Ingredients
      To assign a health hazard score to a product, GoodGuide counts the number of its ingredients that are categorized as low, medium or high concern. Ingredients are placed into these categories based on their number of recognized and suspected health effects, their relative toxic potency, whether they are frequently detected in humans, and whether the basic toxicity testing needed to assess chemical safety has been conducted.
      Rating: 1.0 out of 10
      1.0
    • Other Negative Aspects
      Other Negative Aspects
      Human health impact scores are adjusted lower if a product includes ingredients that are considered "bad actors," such as chemicals that have been banned by regulatory agencies or targeted for phase out, or if its production process utilizes hazardous chemicals or introduces contaminants to the product.
      Rating: 0 out of 10
      0
      • This product contains no ingredients with regulatory concerns.

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Ingredients

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medium
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safe use exception
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  • PEG 6
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • PEG 32
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • PEG 8
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • Olive Butter
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • Polyamide
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • Water
    It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
  • Fragrance
    controversial
    This ingredient is the subject of current debate as to whether it might have adverse effects. Because the evidence of hazard is inconclusive, this ingredient does not contribute to product scores.
  • Parabens
    low health concern

    This ingredient is suspected of causing skin or sense organ toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)

  • Oxybenzone
    high health concern

    Indicates whether an ingredient in this product is being prioritized for replacement by safer alternatives. It is on the International Chemical Secretariat's "Substitute It Now" list, which contains chemicals that meet the criteria used to identify Substances of Very High Concern in the European Union's REACH program.

    This ingredient (or its metabolites) is frequently detected in human blood or urine, indicating significant U.S. population exposure.

    This ingredient is suspected of causing contact or photocontact sensitivity, according to the medical literature (Article by S Schauder and H Ippen in Contact Dermatitis)

    More than half of the toxicity tests required to assess chemical safety have not been conducted for this ingredient.

    This ingredient has been <b>restricted for use in cosmetics</b> in Japan.

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