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Intelligent Nutrients PurePlenty Nourishing Scalp and Strand Serum (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Intelligent Nutrients PurePlenty Nourishing Scalp and Strand Serum (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 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 Intelligent Nutrients PurePlenty Nourishing Scalp and Strand Serum (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: October 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
UNSPECIFIED FLAVOR
Appeared as: FLAVOR (NECTAR TYPE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES ROOT OIL
Appeared as: VETIVERIA ZIZANOIDES (VETIVER) ROOT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Fair

None

Fair
PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PISUM SATIVUM (PEA) SPROUT EXTRACT

Limited
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

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

None

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED MEAL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED MEAL

Limited
VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED MEAL

Limited
CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED, POWDER
Appeared as: CUCURBITA PEPO (PUMPKIN) SEED MEAL

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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.

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Glycerin,1 Isomalt, Maltodextrin, Ajuga Reptans Cell Culture Extract,2 Pisum Sativum (Pea) Sprout Extract, Serenoa Serrulata (Saw Palmetto) Fruit Extract,1 Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract,1 Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Powder,1 Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Meal,1,3 Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Seed Meal,1,3 Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Meal,1,3 Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Meal,1,3 Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Meal,1,3 Caffeine, Aroma,4 Coco-Glucoside, Xanthan Gum, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Limonene,5 Linalool,5 Geraniol,5 Citronellol,5 Citral,5 Tocopherol (Vitamin E) 1 Certified Organic 2 Plant Stem Cell Antioxidant 3 Antioxidant Intellimune® Super Seed Meal Complex 4 Certified Organic Active Aroma/Flavor Oils: Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Litsea Cubeba (May Chang) Fruit Oil, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Jasminum Officinale (Jasmine) Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides (Vetiver) Root Oil, Flavor (Nectar Type) 5 Naturally Occurring Component of Organic Essential Oil Blend

Directions from packaging:

Apply twice daily to towel-dried or dry hair. Leave in. Use with the PurePlenty Shampoo and Conditioner for optimum results.

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