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Shea Moisture Olive & Marula Baby Head-To-Toe Wash & Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Olive & Marula Baby Head-To-Toe Wash & 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 Shea Moisture Olive & Marula Baby Head-To-Toe Wash & Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 2.

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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT OIL)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

None
LAUROYL LACTYLIC ACID
Appeared as: LAUROYL LACTYLATE (PALM KERNEL)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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

Fair

None
SCLEROCARYA BIRREA OIL
Appeared as: SCLEROCARYA BIRREA (MARULA) SEED OIL

Limited

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

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (JAPANESE HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

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:

Deionized Water, Decyl Glucoside (Coconut Oil), Lauroyl Lactylate (Palm Kernel), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Sclerocarya birrea (Marula) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Guar, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Essential Oil Blend

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