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Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Hair & Scalp Weekly Therapy (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Hair & Scalp Weekly Therapy (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 Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Hair & Scalp Weekly Therapy (2016 formulation) is 4.

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCAPHERYL ACETATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust

None

Limited

None

Fair
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA)
Appeared as: PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) PEPTIDE

Limited

Fair

None

None
TRAMETES VERSICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRAMATES VERSICOL EXTRACT

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

None

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited
TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE (RED CLOVER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: TRIFOLIUM PROTENSE (CLOVER) FLOWER EXTRACT

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT
Appeared as: MORINDA CITRIFOLIA (NONI EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: CPARYL GLYCOL

Fair

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Brassicyl Isoleucinate Esylate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Brassica Alcohol, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Peptide, Beeswax, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Tramates Versicolor Extract, Argania Spinosa Kernal Oil, Dimethiconol Cysteine, Fragrance (Parfum), Inulin, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Acetyl Tetrapeptide-3, Biotin, Trifolium, Protense (Clover) Flower Extract, Caffeine, Morinda Citrifolia (Noni Extract, Oat Beta Glucan, Panthenol, Cparyl Glycol, Arginine, Alcohol, Lecithin, Tocapheryl Acetate, Sodium Phytate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Dextran

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