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California Kids #Supersensitive Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the California Kids #Supersensitive Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 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 Kids #Supersensitive Hair Conditioner (2016 formulation) is 1.

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 LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERINE USP

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

None
BRASSICA ALCOHOL
Appeared as: BRASSICA ALCOHOL (WAXES FROM THE CABBAGE PLANT FAMILY)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OLEOSOMES

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
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID (AMINO ACID)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water, Brassicyl Isoleucinate Esylate, Brassica Alcohol (Waxes from the cabbage plant family), Cetyl Alcohol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Vegetable Glycerine USP, Viola Tricolor Extract (Pansy), Yucca Schidigera Root Extract (Yucca), Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Calendula), Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera), Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Caprylhydroxamic Acid (Amino Acid), Glyceryl Caprylate

Directions from packaging:

Extra Credit: For extra-curly or tangly hair, don't rinse, just leave in and comb through!After shampooing, squeeze a quarter -sized blob of hair Conditioner into your hand. Rub hands together, then all over your head and all the way to ends of hair. Leave on 2-4 minutes. Rinse, and you're good to go. This natural product may separate, simply shake to mix.

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