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Aveda Damage Remedy Restructuring Shampoo (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aveda Damage Remedy Restructuring Shampoo (old formulation) product label collected on July 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 Aveda Damage Remedy Restructuring Shampoo (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: July 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12)
Appeared as: LAURETH-23

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust

Fair
MEDICAGO SATIVA (ALFALFA) LEAF POWDER
Appeared as: MEDICAGO SATIVA LEAF POWDER

Fair
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM SEED EXTRACT

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

Robust

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES OIL

Limited

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

Limited
HORDEUM DISTICHON (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HORDEUM DISTICHON EXTRACT

None

None
OUBAKU EKISU
Appeared as: PHELLODENDRON AMURENSE BARK EXTRACT

None

Fair

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Medicago Sativa Leaf Powder, Linum Usitatissimum Seed Extract, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Babassuamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Cocoglucoside Citrate, Sodium Chloride, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Oleate, Cocoglucoside, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Olea Europeae Fruit Oil, Hordeum Distichon Extract, Chenopodium Quinoa Seed Extract, Phellodendron Amurense Bark Extract, Dehydroxanthan Gum, Stearic Acid, Potassium Stearate, Fragrance, Linalool, Citronellol, Limonene, Polyquaternium-10, Laureth-4, Laureth-23, Glycerin, Sodium Gluconate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Benzoic Acid, Methylisothiazolinone, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Annatto

Directions from packaging:

Massage into wet hair. Rinse. Follow with Damage Remedy™ Restructuring Conditioner or Damage Remedy™ Intensive Restructuring Treatment.

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