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California Baby Calming Hair Detangler (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Baby Calming Hair Detangler (2016 formulation) product label collected on May 31, 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 California Baby Calming Hair Detangler (2016 formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: May 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (FRENCH LAVENDER) ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Fair

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust

None

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT (PANSY)

None
YUCCA SCHIDIGERA FRUIT
Appeared as: YUCCA SCHIDIGERA ROOT EXTRACT (YUCCA)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT (CALENDULA)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, hydrolyzed quinoa, viola tricolor extract (pansy), yucca schidigera root extract (yucca), calendula officinalis flower extract (calendula), lecithin*, pure essential oils of lavandula angustifolia (French lavender) and salvia sclarea (clary sage), phytic acid (rice origin), gluconolactone** (and) sodium benzoate.

Directions from packaging:

After shampooing and/or conditioning, spray generously and evenly through hair .

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