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Giovanni 2chic Tangerine & Papaya Butter Ultra-Volume Leave-In Conditioning Elixir (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Giovanni 2chic Tangerine & Papaya Butter Ultra-Volume Leave-In Conditioning Elixir (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 Giovanni 2chic Tangerine & Papaya Butter Ultra-Volume Leave-In Conditioning Elixir (2016 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B 5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) FRUIT EXTRACT (USDA CERTIFIED)

Limited

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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:

Purified Water, Dimethicone, Glycerin, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B 5), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Fragrance, Polysorbate 60, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Citrus Tangerina (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Panax Ginseng Root Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Fruit Extract (USDA Certified Organic), Annatto

Directions from packaging:

Distribute evenly through damp, towel-dried hair and style as desired. Boosts the volume of every blowout and style.

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