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Data last updated:
July 2016

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Malibu Scalp Wellness Sulfate-Free Shampoo

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EWG scientists reviewed Malibu Scalp Wellness Sulfate-Free Shampoo 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 Malibu Scalp Wellness Sulfate-Free Shampoo is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE
SODIUM C14 15 OLEFIN SULFONATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
COCAMIDE DIPANone Identified
Data: None
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) SEED EXTRACT
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEINContamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE
BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL
MENTHA VIRIDIS (SPEARMINT) LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUCONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATENone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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