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CLEAN Original Dry Hair Shampoo (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the CLEAN Original Dry Hair Shampoo (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 CLEAN Original Dry Hair Shampoo (old formulation) is 4.

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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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

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

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (LEVANT COTTON) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED EXTRACT

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

None

Limited

None
ACRYLATES/ C12-22 ALKYLMETHACRYLATE COPOLYMER
Appeared as: ACRYLATE POLYMER/C12 22 AKYL METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER

None

Limited

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Fair

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

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: D LIMONENE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

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:

Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Kaolin, Silica, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton), Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Extract, Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Oil, Fragrance (Parfum), Tapioca Starch, Lonicera Japonica (HoneySuckle) Flower Extract, Dimethicone, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Sapindus Mukurossi Fruit Extract, Butylene Glycol, Acrylate Polymer/C12 22 Akyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Sodium Starch Octenylsuccinate, Hydrolyzed Corn Starch, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Lauryl Laurate, Water (Aqua), Linalool, D Limonene, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol

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