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Lafe's Natural Body Care Natural Dry Shampoo (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lafe's Natural Body Care Natural Dry Shampoo (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Lafe's Natural Body Care Natural Dry Shampoo (2016 formulation) is 2.

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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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

• Use restrictions (high)

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

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: MAY CONTAIN IRON OXIDES

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNAL OIL

Limited

Fair

Limited
TAPIOCA
Appeared as: MANIHOT ESCULENTA STARCH (TAPIOCA)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

Fair

Good

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

None
CORN STARCH, MODIFIED
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH (NON GMO)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernal Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Kaolin, Manihot Esculenta Starch (Tapioca), May contain Iron Oxides, Mica, Silica, Sodium Bicarbonate, Titanium Dioxide, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Zea Mays (Corn) Starch (Non GMO). * indicates certified organic.

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