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Maia's Mineral Galaxy Moisturizing Hair Conditioner, Ginkgo Biloba Algae Extract

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Maia's Mineral Galaxy Moisturizing Hair Conditioner, Ginkgo Biloba Algae Extract product label collected on July 25, 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 Maia's Mineral Galaxy Moisturizing Hair Conditioner, Ginkgo Biloba Algae Extract is 2.

Data last updated: July 2017

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

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

None

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE) OIL

Limited
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
PYRIDOXINE
Appeared as: PYRIDOXINE (VITAMIN B6)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

*Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Juice, *Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, *Olea Europaea (Extra Virgin Olive) Oil, *Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, *Glycerin, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Oat Protein, Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile) Extract, Glyceryl Stearate, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Panthenol Dl, Tocopheryl Acetate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Vitamin B3, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), Propanediol (Naturally Derived Preservative), Ethylhexylglycerin (Naturally Derived Preservative), Potassium Sorbate (Food Grade Preservative), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Ginkgo Biloba (Maidenhair Tree) Leaf Extract, Algae Extract. *Certified Organic Ingredient

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