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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Head & Shoulders Citrus Breeze 2 in 1 Dandruff Shampoo & Conditioner, Citrus Breeze

EWG scientists reviewed Head & Shoulders Citrus Breeze 2 in 1 Dandruff Shampoo & Conditioner, Citrus Breeze 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 Head & Shoulders Citrus Breeze 2 in 1 Dandruff Shampoo & Conditioner, Citrus Breeze is 5.
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
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MEAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: None
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ZINC CARBONATEEcotoxicology, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5Organ 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
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ZINC PYRITHIONE
PYRITHIONE ZINC
(Active Ingredient)
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BLUE 1None Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM XYLENE SULFONATENone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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