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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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L'Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Smooth Intense Polishing Shampoo (2016 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed L'Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Smooth Intense Polishing Shampoo (2016 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 L'Oreal Paris Advanced Haircare Smooth Intense Polishing Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LIMONENEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BENZYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-55 PROPYLENE GLYCOL OLEATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PPG-5-CETETH-20Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5
YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)
Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
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
FD&C RED 4
RED 4 (CI 14700)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LAURETH-5 CARBOXYLIC ACIDContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
COCAMIDE MIPANone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
AMODIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCO-BETAINEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-10None Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL COCOATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM COCOATENone Identified
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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