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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2013

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The Big Green Hair Restore 23 Shampoo (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed The Big Green Hair Restore 23 Shampoo (old 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 The Big Green Hair Restore 23 Shampoo (old formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
THUJA OCCIDENTALIS (ARBORVITAE) LEAF OIL
THUJA OCCIDENTALIS LEAF OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PINUS SYLVESTRIS (SCOT'S PINE) LEAF EXTRACT
PINUS SYLVESTRIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINESIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TAIMU YU
THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) OIL
None Identified
Data: None
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER)
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (CLOVER) FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL UREANone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
GLUCONOLACTONENone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
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