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Avalon Organics Therapy Tea Tree Mint Scalp Normalizing Shampoo

EWG scientists reviewed the Avalon Organics Therapy Tea Tree Mint Scalp Normalizing Shampoo product label collected on December 11, 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. Avalon Organics Therapy Tea Tree Mint Scalp Normalizing Shampoo is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: December 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)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

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

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

None

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair

None

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) BARK OIL

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) LEAF OIL

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

Limited

Limited
FERULA GALBANIFLUA (FERULA GUMMOSA) RESIN OIL
Appeared as: FERULA GALBANIFLUA (GALBANUM) RESIN OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL
Appeared as: SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY) OIL

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT (1)

None

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Good

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

Limited

Fair

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED
Appeared as: ALCOHOL (1)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice(1), Coco- Glucoside, Water (Aqua), Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Decyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Sorbitol, Cedrus Deodara Wood Oil, Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Bark Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil, Ferula Galbaniflua (Galbanum) Resin Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract(1), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract(1), Chenopodium Quinoa Seed(1), Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract(1), Tocopheryl Acetate, Babassu Oil Polyglyceryl-4 Esters, Bisabolol, Citric Acid, Geranyl Acetate, Inulin(1), Linalyl Acetate, Menthol, Sodium Sulfate, Terpineol, Alcohol(1), Benzyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Citronellol, Limonene, Linalool

Directions from packaging:

TO USE: Massaging through wet hair creates a rich, cleansing lather. Following with Tea Tree Mint Scalp Normalizing Conditioner after rinsing produces the best results.

Warnings from packaging:

CAUTION: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.

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