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Zatik Hair Serum, Argan & Black Seed

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Zatik Hair Serum, Argan & Black Seed product label collected on June 29, 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 Zatik Hair Serum, Argan & Black Seed is 2.

Data last updated: June 2018

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 LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS OIL* (ORANGE)

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

Fair
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RICINUS COMMUNIS OIL* (CASTOR)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS OIL* (JOJOBA)

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA OIL* (GRAPE SEED)

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE OIL* (MCT; LIGHT COCONUT)

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

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

Limited
BLACK SEED OIL
Appeared as: NIGELLA SATIVA OIL* (BLACK SEED)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS OIL*

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (ROSEMARY)

Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RUBUS IDAEUS EXTRACT* (RASPBERRY SEED)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) OIL
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICIANALIS OIL* (GINGER)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) oil*, vitis vinifera (grape seed) oil*, caprylic capric triglyceride (MCT, light coconut) oil*, cocos nucifera (virgin coconut) oil*, argania spinosa (argan) oil*, nigella sativa (black seed) oil*, calendula officinalis oil*, ricinus communis (castor) oil*, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract*, citrus sinensis (orange) oil*, rubus idaeus (raspberry seed) extract*, chamomilla recutita (matricaria) extract*, zingiber officianalis (ginger) oil*

Directions from packaging:

Apply 3-4 pump s of oil t o dry hair and e venly distribute by thoroughly brushing. Allow the oil to absorb into hair shaft f or at le ast 30 minutes. Rinse hair with non-synthetic shampoo and r e-apply if hair styling is desired.

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