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Earth Science Citress Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Science Citress Shampoo product label collected on January 08, 2018 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 Earth Science Citress Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2018

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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
Appeared as: TEA-LAURYL SULFATE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

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

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXETHANOL

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited

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

Limited

Robust

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

None
LEMON EKISU
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

(INCI): Aqua, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, TEA-Lauryl Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Wheatgermamphodiacetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Polysorbate 20, Potassium Sorbate, Glycerin, Citric Acid, Phenoxethanol, Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair and scalp. Rinse thoroughly and repeat if necessary.

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