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Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Nourishing Hair Masque (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth & Repair Nourishing Hair Masque (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 Nourishing Hair Masque (2016 formulation) is 3.

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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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CASTOR (RICINUS COMMUNIS) SEED OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALOCOHOL (COCONUT OIL)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B-5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS (TIARE) FLOWER
Appeared as: TIARE (GARDENIA TAHITENSIS) FLOWER

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

None

Fair
PHYTIC ACID
Appeared as: PYTHIC ACID

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Deionized Water, Butyrosperum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Vegetable Glycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Cetearyl Alocohol (Coconut Oil), Castor (Ricinus Communis) Seed Oil, Sentrimonium Chloride, Oleth-10, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Tiare (Gardenia Tahitensis) Flower, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil*, Panthenol, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Behentrimonium Chloride, Argania Spinosa Kernal Oil, Glyceryl Caprylate, Marinda Citrifolia (Noni) Extract, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Pythic Acid

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