EWG scientists reviewed Scalpicin Anti-Itch Liquid Scalp Treatment 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 Scalpicin Anti-Itch Liquid Scalp Treatment is 3.
|SD ALCOHOL 1|
|Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|SALICYLIC ACID||Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|PROPYLENE GLYCOL||Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|MENTHOL||Multiple, additive exposure sources|
|MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL||Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity|
|ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT|
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
|Data gaps, Use restrictions|
About the ratings
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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
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