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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Garnier Fructis Haircare Fortifying Shampoo, Sleek & Shine (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Garnier Fructis Haircare Fortifying Shampoo, Sleek & Shine (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 Garnier Fructis Haircare Fortifying Shampoo, Sleek & Shine (2009 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-2Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 10
CI 47005 (YELLOW 10)
None Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 6
CI 15985 (YELLOW 6)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-5 CARBOXYLIC ACIDContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PPG-5-CETETH-20Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
COCO-BETAINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
COCAMIDE MIPANone Identified
Data: None
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILYLAMODIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
CITRUS LIMONUM (LEMON PEEL EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
PYRIDOXINE HCLNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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