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African Pride Natural Miracle Anti-Humidity Anti-Reversion Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the African Pride Natural Miracle Anti-Humidity Anti-Reversion Shampoo (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 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 African Pride Natural Miracle Anti-Humidity Anti-Reversion Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: November 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

None
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA PEEL OIL/LIME OIL

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

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Limited

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

Good
BASIC GREEN 1
Appeared as: SULFATE

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

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

Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL ETHER

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED TRITICUM VULGARE PROTEIN/HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: SHEA BUTTER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CAPRYL/ CAPRAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: AMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

• Use restrictions (high)

None
COCAMIDE MEA
Appeared as: COCOAMIDE MEA

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

Limited

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN SPINOSA KERNELOIL/ARGAN OIL

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL/OLIVE OIL

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: MANGIFERA INDICA SEED BUTTER/MANGO BUTTER

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

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

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
HYDROLYZED OAT PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED AVENA SATIVA PROTEIN/HYDROLYZED OAT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA STEROLS

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Fair

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA, SODIUM LAURYL ETHER, SULFATE, SHEA BUTTERAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, COCOAMIDE MEA, POLYQUATERNIUM67, HYDROLYZED KERATIN, CREATINE, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, GLYCOLIPIDS, ARGAN SPINOSA KERNELOIL/ARGAN OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII FRUIT/SHEA BUTTER, OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL/OLIVE OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA SEED BUTTER/MANGO BUTTER, COCOS NUCIFERA OIL/ COCONUT OIL, PRUNUS ANYGDALUS DULCIS OIL/ SWEET ALMOND OIL, HYDROLYZED TRITICUM VULGARE PROTEIN/HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, HYDROLYZED AVENA SATIVA PROTEIN/HYDROLYZED OAT, HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA PROTEIN/HYDROLZYED SOY PROTEIN, HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN, CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA PEEL OIL/LIME OIL, CITRUS LIMON PEEL OIL/LEMON OIL, GLYCINE SOJA STEROLS, HYDROLYZED KERATIN CREATINE, PEG 90M, BUTYLENE GLYCOL,HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA, DMDM HYDANTOIN, CITRIC ACID, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, BENZYL BENZOATE, LINALLOL

Directions from packaging:

Wet hair. Apply anti-humidity anti-reversion shampoo create lather and rinse. Repeat. For best results, only use African Pride Anti-Humidity Anti-Reversion Conditioner after shampooing.

Warnings from packaging:

Caution: keep out of reach of children. Hair burns, always keep hair away from sparks, open flames and excessive heat.

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