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Fairy Tales Hair Care Sun & Swim Lifeguard Clarifying Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Fairy Tales Hair Care Sun & Swim Lifeguard Clarifying Shampoo product label collected on November 13, 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 Fairy Tales Hair Care Sun & Swim Lifeguard Clarifying Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: November 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM*

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

None

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (EAU)

Limited

None

None

None

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

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 (EAU), COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE, DISODIUM 2- SULFOLAURATE, SODIUM LAURYL SULFOACETATE, SODIUM METHYL 2-SULFOLAURATE, COCAMIDOPROPYLAMINE OXIDE, DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIPROPIONATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SORBIC ACID, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM*, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, SODIUM GLUCONATE, SODIUM CITRATE, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL, ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS LEAF EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Leaf Extract, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CITRIC ACID, GLYCERIN, PANTHENOL *phthalate free fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Massage into hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly. Follow with Lemon-Aid Conditioner. For external use only..

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only.

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