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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Nioxin Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Nioxin Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner (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 Nioxin Scalp Recovery Moisturizing Conditioner (2013 formulation) is 7.
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
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ZINC PYRITHIONE
(Active Ingredient)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ ZINC FERMENTUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SACCHAROMYCES/ IRON FERMENTPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
YEAST EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
BIOTIN/FOLIC ACID/CYANOCOBALAMIN/NIACINAMIDE/PANTOTHENIC ACID/RIBOFLAVIN/THIAMINE/YEAST POLYPEPTIDES
BIOTIN/FOLIC ACID/CYANOCOBALAMIN/NIACINAMIDE/PANTOTHENIC ACID/PYRIDOXINE/RIBOFLAVIN/THIAMINE/YEAST POLYPEPTIDES
None Identified
Data: None
SACCHAROMYCES/ MAGNESIUM FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEEcotoxicology
Data: None
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ SILICON FERMENTNone Identified
Data: None
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ COPPER FERMENTPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OILEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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