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Ekota Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ekota Conditioner (2016 formulation) product label collected on January 11, 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 Ekota Conditioner (2016 formulation) is 1.

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Data last updated: January 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULPHATE

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

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILE EXTRACT

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: GREEN TEA EXTRACT

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS EXTRACT

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

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

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA EXTRACT.

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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:

Purified Water, Behentrimonium methosulphate, Panthenol, Green tea Extract, Hibiscus Extract, chamomile Extract,Certified Organic Coconut Oil, Argan Oil, Almond Extract, Vanilla Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Massage over the hair then rinse out. Leave in for 2 minutes if the hair is dry before rinsing out. 

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