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Nexxus: Phyto Organics Theratin Extreme Moisture Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Nexxus: Phyto Organics Theratin Extreme Moisture 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 Nexxus: Phyto Organics Theratin Extreme Moisture Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

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

None

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

Limited

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

None

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

None

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Limited
LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) OIL
Appeared as: LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM (MANUKA) HONEY

None
ORBIGNYA COHUNE SEED OIL
Appeared as: COHUNE SEED (ORBIGNYA COHNE) OIL EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Robust

Limited

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, PEG 4 Rapeseedamide, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Quillaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut), leptospermum scoparium (Manuka) Honey, Cohune Seed (Orbignya Cohne) Oil Extract, Hydrolyzed Quinoa Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Panthenol, Polyquaternium 10, PEG 6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Allantoin, Glycol Stearate, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Magnesium Citrate, Sodium Chloride, PEG/PPG 18/18 Dimethicone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Fragrance, Coumarin

Directions from packaging:

Apply to damp hair. Massage intop hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly.

Warnings from packaging:

Avoid contact with eyes

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