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Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil for All Hair Types (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil for All Hair Types (old formulation) product label collected on September 13, 2016 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 Badger Seabuckthorn Hair Oil for All Hair Types (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: September 2016

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) CO2 EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

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

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

Limited

Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEABUCKTHORN) CO2 EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (SUNFLOWER VITAMIN E).

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

*Simmondsia Chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Oil; *Helianthus Annuus (Organic Sunflower) Oil; *Prunus Armeniaca (Organic Apricot) Oil; *Punica Granatum (Organic Pomegranate) Oil; CO2 Extracts of *Hippophae Rhamnoides (Organic Seabuckthorn); *Rosa Canina (Organic Rosehip); Essential Oils of *Lavandula Angustifolia (Organic Lavender); *Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Organic Sweet Orange); *Pelargonium Graveolens (Organic Rose Geranium); Tocopherol (Sunflower Vitamin E).

Directions from packaging:

Step 1: Apply oil evenly to clean, dry hair. Amount will vary depending on hair type and length. Step 2: Massage oil into hair and scalp. Work from the roots to the tips. Use a comb or your fingers to ensure even distribution. Step 3: Allow oil to soak into hair for 1 hour or overnight. (Tip: use an old towel to protect your linens.) Step 4: Shampoo and condition, then style as usual.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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