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Opas Soap Bergamint Shampoo (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Opas Soap Bergamint Shampoo (old formulation) product label collected on November 17, 2015 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 Opas Soap Bergamint Shampoo (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2015

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE)
Appeared as: BITTER ORANGE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DISTILLED WATER

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
SILK AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: SILK AMINO ACID

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

None

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLIVE OIL

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: JOJOBA OIL

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA EXTRACT

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPEN BARK EXTRACT

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT)
Appeared as: BERGAMOT

None
MENTHA (MINT)
Appeared as: MINT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Distilled Water, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride (natural gum), Silk Amino Acid, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Vegetable Glycerin, Decyl glucoside (natural surfactant), Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate (natural surfactant), Caprylic & Capric Triglyceride, Leuconostoc (Radish Root Ferment Filtrate), Organic Olive Oil, Organic Jojoba Oil, Organic Calendula Extract, Organic Rosemary Extract, Organic Grapefruit Seed Extract, Aspen Bark Extract, Bergamot Mint, Bitter Orange

Directions from packaging:

None

Warnings from packaging:

This product is not for internal use. Avoid contact with eyes and direct sunlight.

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