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Zatik Beauty Essentials Maca Tonic Hair Cream Hydrating & Softening Detangling Conditioner for all Hair Types (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Zatik Beauty Essentials Maca Tonic Hair Cream Hydrating & Softening Detangling Conditioner for all Hair Types (old formulation) product label collected on February 23, 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 Zatik Beauty Essentials Maca Tonic Hair Cream Hydrating & Softening Detangling Conditioner for all Hair Types (old formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: February 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
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

None

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

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
HYDROLYZED LEPIDIUM MEYENII ROOT
Appeared as: LEPIDIUM MEYENII (MACA ROOT) EXTRACT

Fair

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) OIL

Limited
ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS (HUANG QI) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASTRAGALUS MEMBRANACEUS (ASTRAGALUS) EXTRACT

Limited
ELEUTHEROCOCCUS SENTICOSUS (SIBERIAN GINSENG) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ELEUTHEROCOCCUS SENTICOSUS (ELEUTHERO) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONODELTALACTONE

Limited
MYROXYLON PEREIRAE (PERU BALSAM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MYROXYLON BALSAMUM PEREIRAE (PERU BALSAM) EXTRACT

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSIONFLOWER) FLAVOR EXTRACT

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (SUNFLOWER ISOLATED VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

water (aqua), brassicyl isoleucinate esylate, brassica alcohol, cocos nucifera (virgin coconut) oil*, behentrimonium methosulfate, cetearyl alcohol, dl-panthenol (vitamin B5), lepidium meyenii (maca root) extract*, erythritol, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil*, astragalus membranaceus (astragalus) extract*, eleutherococcus senticosus (eleuthero) extract*, equisetum arvense (horsetail) extract*, cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine, achillea millefolium (yarrow) extract*, potassium sorbate, linalool, gluconodeltalactone, myroxylon balsamum pereirae (peru balsam) extract, passiflora incarnata (passionflower) flavor extract*, tocopherol (sunflower isolated vitamin E)( *USDA Certified Organic)

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair. Follow with a splash of water to evenly distribute. Massage in for 3-5 minutes. Rinse well with warm water

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