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Andalou Naturals Argan & Sweet Orange Moisture Rich Conditioner (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Argan & Sweet Orange Moisture Rich Conditioner (old formulation) product label collected on August 21, 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 Andalou Naturals Argan & Sweet Orange Moisture Rich Conditioner (old formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: August 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
STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: STEARYLKONIUM CHLORIDE

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited
SOYMILK
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOYA MILK

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINSOSA (ARGAN) OIL

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) BUTTER

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACAI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARONIA MELANOCARPA (BLACK CHOKEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARONIA BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY)
Appeared as: BEARBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BILBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
SAMBUCUS NIGRA (ELDER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BLACK ELDERBERRY EXTRACT

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOJI BERRY EXTRACT

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEHIPS BERRY EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SEA BUCKTHORN BERRY EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) OIL

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

Limited

Limited

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

Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Stearylkonium Chloride, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Soy (Glycine Soya) Milk, Argan (Argania Spinsosa) Oil, Avocado (Persea Gratissima) Oil, Vanilla Planifolia Extract, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Extract, Manuka Honey, Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter, Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao) Butter, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B5), Vitamin E (Tocopherol), Amino Acid Complex (Arginine, Threonine, & Serine), Sorbitol , Fruit Stem Cells, BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Borage (Borago Officinalis) Oil, Rosehip (Rosa Canina) Oil, Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis) Oil, Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) Extract, White Tea (Camellia Sinensis) Extract , Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Orange (Citrus Aurantium Dulcis) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean wet hair, working from ends up, and rinse. Color Safe.

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