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Sonoma Citrus Medley Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sonoma Citrus Medley Shampoo product label collected on May 16, 2017 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 Sonoma Citrus Medley Shampoo is 3.

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Data last updated: May 2017

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI (PINK GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA BLANCO (TANGERINE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) OIL

Limited
AGATHOSMA BETULINA (BUCHU) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: BAROSMA BETULINA (BUCHU) OIL

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

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF STEM EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
SAPINDUS MUKUROSSI PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: SAPINDOS MUKOROSSI (SOAPNUT) PEEL EXTRACT

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (aqua), cocamidopropyl betaine, disodium cocoamphodiacetate, sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate, lauryl glucoside, xanthan gum, glycol distearate, coco-glucoside, glyceryl oleate, glyceryl stearate, Citrus paradisi (grapefruit) oil, Citrus sinensis (orange) oil, Mentha spicata (spearmint) oil, Citrus reticulata (tangerine) oil, Barosma betulina (buchu) oil, Citrus aurantium dulcis (sweet orange) peel extract, Citrus paradisi (pink grapefruit) fruit extract, Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower/leaf stem extract, Vitis vinifera (grape) seed extract, Sapindos mukorossi (soapnut) peel extract, Tocopheryl acetate, glycerin, Chondrus crispus (carrageenan), beta-glucan, hydroxypropyl guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, polysorbate 20, phenoxyethanol.

Directions from packaging:

Shake bottle to mix natural ingredients. Massage into wet hair. Rinse.

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