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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2009

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Beauty Without Cruelty Shampoo, Lavender Highland (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Beauty Without Cruelty Shampoo, Lavender Highland (2009 formulation) 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Shampoo, Lavender Highland (2009 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
ORGANIC LAVANDULA HYBRIDA ESSENTIAL OIL (SWEET LAVENDER)
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE EXTRACT
ORGANIC ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE (ALOE VERA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
OLEFIN SULFONATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Fair
INOSITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE)
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer