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ViTA Cosmetics Conditioner

EWG scientists reviewed the ViTA Cosmetics Conditioner product label collected on November 30, 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. ViTA Cosmetics Conditioner is EWG VERIFIED™.

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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 (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL* (YLANG YLANG)

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS
Appeared as: JOJOBA ESTERS * (JOJOBA)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL*+ (COCONUT)

Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA SEED OIL* (NEEM)

Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT* (NEEM)

Limited
MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT* (NEEM)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA OIL* (ARGAN)

None
ISOPROPYL JOJOBATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL JOJOBATE * (JOJOBA)

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ALCOHOL
Appeared as: JOJOBA ALCOHOL * (JOJOBA)

Limited

Contamination concerns (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE
Appeared as: TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Fair

Fair

Limited
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (FLAX) OIL
Appeared as: LINUM USITATISSIMUM OIL* (FLAXSEED)

None
DAVANA OIL
Appeared as: ARTEMESIA PALLENS OIL* (DAVANA)

Limited

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CIS-3-HEXENYL ACETATE
Appeared as: HEXENYL ACETATE CIS 3

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.

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), cetearyl alcohol*, behentrimonium chloride*, jojoba esters (JOJOBA)*, cocos nucifera (COCONUT) oil*+, melia azadirachta (NEEM) seed oil*, melia azadirachta (NEEM) flower extract*, melia azadirachta (NEEM) leaf extract*, glycerin*, argania spinosa (ARGAN) Oil*, isopropyl jojobate (JOJOBA)*, jojoba alcohol (JOJOBA)*, hydrolyzed RICE protein*, caprylhydroxamic acid, glyceryl caprylate, disodium EDTA, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbic acid (VITAMIN C), tocopherol acetate (VITAMIN E), panthenol (VITAMIN B5), niacinamide (VITAMIN B3), triethyl citrate, benzyl acetate, cananga odorata (YLANG YLANG) flower oil*, linum usitatissimum (FLAXSEED) oil*, artemesia pallens (DAVANA) oil*, indole, phenethyl alcohol, isoamyl salicylate, gamma-non-alactone, phenyl acetaldehyde, 3-hexenol, hexenyl acetate cis 3, ethyl butyrate

Directions from packaging:

Massage and work through clean, wet hair. Leave in for three to five minutes. Rinse thoroughly. For best results use following ViTA shampoo.

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