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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Regenerating Scalp Serum

EWG scientists reviewed Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Regenerating Scalp Serum 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 Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Regenerating Scalp Serum is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OILAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED OAT PROTEINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL
PANATHENOL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER OIL
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT)Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SWERTIA JAPONICA (SEMBURI) EXTRACT
SWERTIA JAPONICA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MALUS DOMESTICA FRUIT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
CODONOPSIS TANGSHEN ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PAEONIA ALBIFLORA (WHITE PEONY) FLOWER EXTRACT
PAEONIA ALBIFLORA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGONUM MULTIFLORUM (HE SHOU WU) ROOT EXTRACT
POLYGONUM MULTIFLORUM ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED ALGAE EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) SEED EXTRACT
FENNEL (FOENICULUM VULGARE) SEED EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCUTELLARIA GALERICULATA (SKULLCAP) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS)None Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
PUNICA GRANATUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHYTATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN
None Identified
Data: Limited
MALTODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM PANTOTHENATENone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRIDOXINE HCL
PYRIDOXINE HCI
None Identified
Data: Fair
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIOTINNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
CAPRYL GLYCOL
None Identified
Data: Limited
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