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Beauty Without Cruelty Volume Plus Shampoo (2017 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Beauty Without Cruelty Volume Plus Shampoo (2017 formulation) 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 Beauty Without Cruelty Volume Plus Shampoo (2017 formulation) is 3.

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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair
VITAMIN D2
Appeared as: ERGOCALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D2)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

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

Fair

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

None

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

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

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN
Appeared as: SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-10
Appeared as: POLYQUATERIUM-10

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: TUSSILAGO FARFARA (COLTSFOOT) EXTRACT

Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (BALM MINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PROSTANTHERA MELISSIFOLIA (BALM MINT) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

None
HIBISCUS SYRIACUS BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SYRIACUS (ALTHEA) EXTRACT

None
THYMUS SERPILLUM (WILD THYME) EXTRACT
Appeared as: THYMUS SERPYLLUM(WILD THYME) EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) EXTRACT

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON MARTINI OIL
Appeared as: CYMPOBOGON MARTINII (PALMAROSA) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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:

Purified water, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate, cocamidopropyl betaine, Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) gel*, glycerin, soy protein, soyamidopropalkonium chloride, polyquaterium-10, citric acid, panthenol, Salvia officinalis (sage) extract, Tussilago farfara (coltsfoot) extract, Achillea millefolium (yarrow) extract, Prostanthera melissifolia (balm mint) extract, Anthemis nobilis (chamomile) extract, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) extract, Hibiscus syriacus (althea) extract, Thymus serpyllum(wild thyme) extract, Equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract, Calendula officinalis (calendula) extract, Macrocystis pyrifera (kelp) extract, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil*, Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil, tocopherol acetate, Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus limonum (lemon) oil*, Lavandula hybrida (lavandin) oil*, Cympobogon martinii (palmarosa) oil*, Cananga odorata (ylang ylang) oil*, Citrus aurantifolia (lime) oil. 10% Organic Content. *organic

Directions from packaging:

How to use: Massage into wet hair and work into a rich, creamy lather. Rinse clean with warm water. Repeat if necessary. For additional benefits, follow with BWC Volume Plus Conditioner.

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