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Heritage Products Unscented Olive Oil Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Heritage Products Unscented Olive Oil 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 Heritage Products Unscented Olive Oil Conditioner (2016 formulation) is 3.

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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_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (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)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETARIAN)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER

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

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E NATURAL)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: GUAR HYDROXPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: Deionized Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Chloride, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Glycerin (Vegetarian), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Extract, Cymbopogon Citratus (Lemongrass) Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Dimethicone, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E Natural), Guar Hydroxpropyltrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. Certified Organic.

Directions from packaging:

After washing your hair with one of our pure Olive Oil Shampoos massage a quarter-size amount of Olive Oil Conditioner into your hair. Allow to remain in for at least two minutes to let the conditioners and herbal infusion nourish your hair. Rinse thoroughly for beautiful shine, style and manageability.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.

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