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Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Stimulating Conditioner (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Stimulating Conditioner (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 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 Stimulating Conditioner (2014 formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust

Limited

Limited
DICAPRYLYL MALEATE
Appeared as: DICAPRYL MALEATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
POLYGONUM MULTIFLORUM (HE SHOU WU) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: POLYGONUM MULTIFLORUM ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS PERSICA KERNEL EXTRACT (PEACH)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
BIOTIN
Appeared as: BIOTIN (VITAMIN H)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
TOCOPHERSOLAN
Appeared as: TOCOPHERSOLAN (VITAMIN E)

• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: FENNEL (FOENICULUM VULGARE) SEED EXTRACT

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
SCUTELLARIA GALERICULATA (SKULLCAP) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA GALERICULATA (SKULL CAP) (LAGERIFLORA EXTRACT)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO)
Appeared as: BIXA ORELLANA (ANNATTO) (ANNATTO SEED OIL)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, Dicapryl Maleate, Glycerin, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Diglycerin, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Codonopsis Tangshen Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Paeonia Albiflora Root Extract, Polygonum Multiflorum Root Extract, Prunus Persica Kernel Extract (peach), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Biotin (Vitamin H), Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Tocophersolan (Vitamin E), Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Leaf Oil, Fennel (Foeniculum Vulgare) Seed Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Scutellaria Galericulata (Skull Cap) (lageriflora extract), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Leaf Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Hydrolyzed Algae Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Cinnamidopropyl Trimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Sodium PCA, Bixa Orellana (Annatto) (annatto seed oil), Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Phytate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Caramel, Alcohol Denatured

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount after using Peter Lamas Chinese Herbs Stimulating Shampoo. Massage into hair and scalp and rinse. For extra conditioning, leave on 3-5 minutes.

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