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The Big Green 23 Everyday Hair Pack

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Big Green 23 Everyday Hair Pack product label collected on May 18, 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 The Big Green 23 Everyday Hair Pack is 3.

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Data last updated: May 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS (ITALIAN CYPRESS) OIL
Appeared as: CUPRESSUS SEMPERVIRENS LEAF/NUT/STEM OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

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

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

Limited
LITSEA CUBEBA (MAY CHANG) OIL
Appeared as: LITSEA CUBEBA FRUIT OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL
Appeared as: LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

None
CANARIUM COMMUNE (ELEMI) GUM OIL
Appeared as: CANARIUM COMMUNE GUM OIL

None

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) FLOWER/LEAF OIL

Limited

Limited
OCIMUM BASILICUM (SWEET BASIL) OIL
Appeared as: OCIMUM BASILICUM (BASIL) OIL

None

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Fair

None

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

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.

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:

Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Stearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Caprylyl Glycol, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Eucalyptol, Linalyl Acetate, Cupressus Sempervirens Leaf/Nut/Stem Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Camphor, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Pinene, Canarium Commune Gum Oil, Artemisia Absinthium Oil, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Flower/Leaf Oil, Terpineol, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil, Artemisia Herba-Alba Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Decanal, Panthenol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, PCA Glyceryl Oleate, Glyceryl Stearate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Disodium EDTA, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Keratin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Citric Acid  

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount to clean hair, leave on for 2~3 minutes and rinse thoroughly.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If any adverse reaction develops, stop use and contact your physician.

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