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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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John Allan's Thick, Deep Cleansing Volumizing Shampoo (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed John Allan's Thick, Deep Cleansing Volumizing Shampoo (2013 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 John Allan's Thick, Deep Cleansing Volumizing Shampoo (2013 formulation) is 10.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETYL TRIETHYLMONIUM DIMETHICONE PEG-8 PHTHALATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATEEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-200 HYDROGENATED GLYCERYL PALMITATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PHYTANTRIOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: Limited
HAIR KERATIN AMINO ACIDSUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Limited
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
CI 42090Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) EXTRACT (CARROT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SWERTIA JAPONICA (SEMBURI) EXTRACT
SWERTIA JAPONICA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PELVETIA CANALICULATA (CHANNELLED WRACK) EXTRACT
PELVETIA CANALICULATA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
3-AMINOPROPANE SULFONIC ACID
3 AMINO SULFONIC ACID
None Identified
Data: Limited
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (HORSETAIL KELP) EXTRACT
LAMINARIA DIGITATA (KELP) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOLNone Identified
Data: None
TOCOPHERYL NICOTINATEContamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE
YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACTOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYL NICOTINATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHONDROITIN SULFATENone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL GLUCETH-10None Identified
Data: None
BIOTINNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT
Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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