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Soap for Goodness Sake Hair Pomade, Orange Lemongrass (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Soap for Goodness Sake Hair Pomade, Orange Lemongrass (2016 formulation) product label collected on September 16, 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 Soap for Goodness Sake Hair Pomade, Orange Lemongrass (2016 formulation) is 1.

Data last updated: September 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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE) ESSENTIAL OIL

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUN PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) ESSENTIAL OIL

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:

Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba), Organic Butyrospermun Parkii (Shea Butter), Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Essential Oil, Cymbopogon (Lemon Grass) Essential Oil,

Directions from packaging:

Melt a small amount on fingertips and apply to wet or dry hair. Lightly touch up ends and/or roots or dispense throughout your hair and brush to distribute evenly. Don’t use too much! Less is more! This container will last months.

Warnings from packaging:

n/a

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