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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Smoothing Shampoo with Vitamin E

EWG scientists reviewed Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Smoothing Shampoo with Vitamin E 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 Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Smoothing Shampoo with Vitamin E is 6.
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
COCAMIDE DEACancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL SALICYLATEEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROXYCITRONELLALAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LINALOOL
LIANLOOL
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-60Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
HAIR KERATIN AMINO ACIDSUse restrictions
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5
YELLOW 5 (CI19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
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
FD&C RED 4
RED 4 (CI14700)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLIONONEEcotoxicology, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CI 42090Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PVPOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHOSPHORIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL (OLIVE)
None Identified
Data: Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYCELLULOSE
None Identified
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
SODIUM CHOLORIDE
Innocuous
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