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Maia's Mineral Galaxy Shampoo - Ginkgo Biloba & Algae Extract (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Maia's Mineral Galaxy Shampoo - Ginkgo Biloba & Algae Extract (old formulation) product label collected on June 06, 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 Maia's Mineral Galaxy Shampoo - Ginkgo Biloba & Algae Extract (old formulation) is 2.

Data last updated: June 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSEMARY EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: ASPEN BARK EXTRACT

Fair
CYAMOPSIS TETRAGONOLOBA (GUAR) GUM
Appeared as: GUAR GUM

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

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

Fair
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE)
Appeared as: GINKGO BILOBA

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Castile Soap, Caprylyl Capryl Glucoside, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Ascorbic Acid, Rosemary Extract, Tocopherol, Polyquaternium 7, Aloe Vera Juice Extract, Aspen Bark Extract, Vegetable Glycerin, Guar Gum, Coconut Oil, Ginkgo Biloba and Algae Extract

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