EWG scientists reviewed Four Paws Magic Coat Fresh Essence Shampoo, Refreshing 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 Four Paws Magic Coat Fresh Essence Shampoo, Refreshing is 4.
|FRAGRANCE||Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|QUATERNIUM-15 (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)||Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|COCAMIDE DEA||Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE||Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE|
YELLOW 5 LAKE
|FD&C YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE|
YELLOW 6 ALUMINUM LAKE (CI 15985)
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