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john masters organics bare Bare- Unscented Detangler for all hair types (2013 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the john masters organics bare Bare- Unscented Detangler for all hair types (2013 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 bare Bare- Unscented Detangler for all hair types (2013 formulation) is 3.

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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 HIGH

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
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA (MONTANA FLOWER) (FLOWER EXTRACT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

Fair

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

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL (FLAXSEED)

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: SOY TOCOPHEROLS

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

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

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE
Appeared as: HORSETAIL EXTRACT (HYEMALE LEAF)

Limited
FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) SEED EXTRACT (FENNEL)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) (Aloe Vera Gel Organic), Aqua (Water), Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Sorbitol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil (Jojoba Organic), Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut Organic), Hyaluronic Acid, Helianthus Annus Seed Oil (Sunflower Organic), Sulfur, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil (Flaxseed Organic), Borage (Borago Officinalis) Seed Oil (Borage Organic), Soy Lecithin, Soy Tocopherols, Citric Acid, Arnica Montana (Montana Flower) (Flower Extract Organic), Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extract (Leaf Organic), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract (Chamomile Organic), Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract (Calendula Organic), Horsetail Extract (Hyemale Leaf Organic), Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Seed Extract (Fennel Organic), Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate

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