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john masters organics Lavender Rosemary Shampoo, for Normal Hair (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the john masters organics Lavender Rosemary Shampoo, for Normal Hair (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 john masters organics Lavender Rosemary Shampoo, for Normal Hair (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: July 2013

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Limited

None
EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) OIL

Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BORAGO OFFICINALIS SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera Leaf Juice) Gel, Aqua (Water), Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Sodium Cocoyl Sulfoacetate, Babassuamidopropyl Betaine, Panthenol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Wheat Amino Acids, Sorbitol, Symphytum Officinale (Comfrey) Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf Stem Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Equisetum Hyemale (Horsetail) Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Guar Hydroxypropyl Trimonium Chloride, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sulfur, Glycerin

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