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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Beauty Without Cruelty Lavender Highland Shampoo (2012 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Beauty Without Cruelty Lavender Highland Shampoo (2012 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 Lavender Highland Shampoo (2012 formulation) is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
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
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEContamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OILEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) DISTILLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Fair
INOSITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINNone Identified
Data: Fair
BIOTINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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