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Intelligent Nutrients PureServe Color Saving Conditioner (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Intelligent Nutrients PureServe Color Saving Conditioner (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 PureServe Color Saving Conditioner (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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
ROSA CENTIFOLIA (CABBAGE ROSE) OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CENTIFOLIA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

None

None

Limited
10-UNDECENOIC ACID, HEPTYL ESTER
Appeared as: HEPTYL UNDECYLENATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None
PALM EXTRACT
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS (RED RASPBERRY) SEED OIL

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA (RED GRAPE) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT (NATURAL FLAVOR)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
BENZOIN GUM
Appeared as: STYRAX BENZOIN GUM

Limited
BOSWELLIA CARTERI (FRANKINCENSE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BOSWELLIA CARTERII (FRANKINCENSE) GUM EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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.

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:

Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Behentrimonium Chloride, Behenyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrolyzed Algin,2 Tilia Tomentosa Bud Extract,1 Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Heptyl Undecylenate, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract,1 Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract,1 Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract,1 Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Fruit Extract, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil,1,4 Cucurbita Pepo (Pumpkin) Seed Oil,1,4 Rubus Idaeus (Red Raspberry) Seed Oil,1,4 Vitis Vinifera (Red Grape) Seed Oil,1,4 Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Seed Oil,1,4 Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Powder,1 Aroma,1,4 Hydroxyethylcellulose, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Gluconolactone, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Benzyl Benzoate,5 Benzyl Salicylate,5 Citronellol,5 Eugenol,5 Geraniol,5 Limonene,5 Linalool,5 Tocopherol (Vitamin E) 1 Certified Organic 2 Algae Bioactive 3 Antioxidant Intellimune® Super Seed Oil Complex 4 Active Aroma/Flavor Oils: Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil,1 Cananga Odorata (Ylang Ylang) Flower Oil,1 Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil,1 Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil,1 Vanilla Planifolia Fruit (Natural Flavor),1 Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil,1 Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil,1 Styrax Benzoin Gum,1 Boswellia Carterii (Frankincense) Gum Extract,1 Myristica Fragrans (Nutmeg) Kernel Oil,1 Cinnamomum Cassia (Cinnamon) Leaf Oil,1 Rosa Centifolia (Rose) Flower Oil1 5 Naturally Occurring Component of Organic Essential Oil Blend

Directions from packaging:

Massage into wet hair from tips to roots, rinse, leave-on for 3-5 minutes for extended treatment.

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