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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2010

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Pure & Basic Anti-Dandruff Shampoo w/Tea Tree and Rosemary (2009 formulation)

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
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARETH-20Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS BARK EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEContamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SOYAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions
Data: None
DECYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOLNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: None
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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