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Andalou Naturals Argan Oil Plus Moisture Rich Leave-In Conditioner (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andalou Naturals Argan Oil Plus Moisture Rich Leave-In Conditioner (2014 formulation) product label collected on June 05, 2014 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 Oil Plus Moisture Rich Leave-In Conditioner (2014 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: June 2014

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

Fair

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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

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

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Fair

Fair

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

Fair
ALGIN
Appeared as: SODIUM ALGINATE

None
FRUIT STEM CELL COMPLEX
Appeared as: FRUIT STEM CELLS

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Good
LECITHIN
Appeared as: SOY LECITHIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Juice, Cetyl Alcohol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Argania Spinsosa (Argan) and Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oils, Allantoin, Vanilla Planifolia and Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Extracts, Amino Acid Complex (Arginine, Threonine, and Serine), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Butter, Sodium Alginate, Fruit Stem Cells (Malus Domestica, Solar Vitis) and BioActive 8 Berry Complex, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Soy Lecithin, Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) and Camellia Sinensis (White Tea) Extracts, Sodium Benzoate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Oil

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean wet hair, working from ends up. Do not rinse. Color Safe.

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