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Ecco Bella Hair & Scalp Therapy Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ecco Bella Hair & Scalp Therapy Shampoo product label collected on February 27, 2017 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 Ecco Bella Hair & Scalp Therapy Shampoo is 3.

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Data last updated: February 2017

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)
Appeared as: ALOE VERA BARBADENESIS

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

None

None

None
COCOGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: COCOGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (FROM COCONUT AND SUGAR CANE)

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EXTRACTS OF NETTLES

Limited
HORSETAIL (EQUISETUM ARVENSE)
Appeared as: HORSETAIL

Limited

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK)
Appeared as: BURDOCK

Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) BARK
Appeared as: NEEM

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS)
Appeared as: HOPS

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
JUNIPERUS COMMUNIS (JUNIPER)
Appeared as: JUNIPER

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
ABIES (FIR) NEEDLES
Appeared as: FIR NEEDLE

Limited

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER)
Appeared as: GINGER

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)
Appeared as: LAVENDER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe vera barbadenesis*, cocoamidopropyl betaine, sodium lauroyl methyl isothionate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, cocoglucosides hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, (from coconut and sugar cane), benzyl alcohol, glycerin, hydrolyzed rice protein, extracts of nettles*, horsetail*, green tea*, rosemary*, burdock*, neem*, hops*, cedarwood*, juniper*, fir needle*, thyme*, ginger*, lavender, benzyl alcohol, salicylic acid and sorbic acid.

Directions from packaging:

0

Warnings from packaging:

0

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