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Thinkbaby Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Thinkbaby Shampoo product label collected on September 10, 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 Thinkbaby Shampoo is 3.

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Data last updated: September 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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

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

None

• Cancer (low)
• 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

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

None
SODIUM COCO-SULFATE
Appeared as: SODIUM COCO-SULFATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT)

None
VEGETABLE DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED)

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHLORIDE (SALT)

None
LAURYL LACTYL LACTATE
Appeared as: LAURYL LACTYL LACTATE (DERIVED COCONUT; CORN) OIL

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT)
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA BRAND (OAT)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL

Fair
BETA-GLUCAN
Appeared as: BETA-GLUCAN (PLANT DERIVED)

Limited
CALCIUM SORBATE
Appeared as: CALCIUM SORBATE (CALCIUM SALT)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT

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:

ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, AQUA (WATER), SODIUM COCO-SULFATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT), DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), SODIUM CHLORIDE (SALT), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), LAURYL LACTYL LACTATE (DERIVED COCONUT AND CORN OIL), ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BRAND, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, CITRUS BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) FRUIT OIL, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, BETA-GLUCAN (PLANT DERIVED), CALCIUM SORBATE (CALCIUM SALT), SODIUM BENZOATE, CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT

Directions from packaging:

Gently apply to your wet screaming baby's hair. Rinse thoroughly. Put clothes on baby. Show off to friends.

Warnings from packaging:

N/A

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