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Aura Pure Daily Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aura Pure Daily Shampoo (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 01, 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 Aura Pure Daily Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITMIN A ACETATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) EXTRACT (CLOVE)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (high)

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

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair

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

None

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

None

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

None

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS SEED OIL
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) SEED OIL

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

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL (LAVENDER)

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

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: GERANIUM MACULATUM (GERANIUM) OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL (CARROT)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)

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

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS OIL (SWEET ALMOND)

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

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT (NETTLE)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT (LAVENDER)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT

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

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL (SOYBEAN)

Fair

None
KERATIN AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: KERATIN AMINO ACID

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACETAMIDE MEA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

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), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamide MEA, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Oil (Matricaria), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil (Lavender), Geranium Maculatum (Geranium) Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil (Carrot), Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil (Lemon), Melaleuca Altemifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil (Tea Tree), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis Oil (Sweet Almond), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract (Rosemary), Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract (Nettle), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract (Lavender), Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Extract (Clove), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract (Grapefruit), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract, Glycine Soja Oil (Soybean), Polysorbate 20, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Extract, Citric Acid, Retinyl Acetate (Vitamin A), Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Keratin Amino Acid, Glycerin, Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, Disodium Wheat Germamido PEG 2 Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Acetamide MEA, Lactamide MEA, PEG/PPG 18/18 Dimethicone, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Tetrasodium EDTA, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, DMDM Hydantoin, Citronellol, Geraniol, Limonene, Linalool, Fragrance

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