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Lush Shampoo, Big

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Lush Shampoo, Big product label collected on January 28, 2019 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 Lush Shampoo, Big is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2019

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) JUICE
Appeared as: FRESH LIME JUICE (CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
SEA SALT
Appeared as: COARSE SEA SALT

None
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) JUICE EXTRACT
Appeared as: FRESH LEMON INFUSION (CITRUS LIMONUM)

Fair

None
FUCUS SERRATUS EXTRACT
Appeared as: TOOTHED WRACK SEAWEED INFUSION (FUCUS SERRATUS)

Limited

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

None
CITRUS AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: NEROLI OIL (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS
Appeared as: SICILIAN RED MANDARIN OIL (CITRUS NOBILIS)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA)
Appeared as: VANILLA ABSOLUTE (VANILLA PLANIFOLIA)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA
Appeared as: ORANGE FLOWER ABSOLUTE (CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA)

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

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Coarse Sea Salt, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Fresh Organic Lemon Infusion (Citrus Limonum), Sea Water, Toothed Wrack Seaweed Infusion (Fucus Serratus), Lauryl Betaine, Fresh Organic Lime Juice (Citrus Aurantifolia), Extra Virgin Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera), Neroli Oil (Citrus Aurantium Amara), Sicilian Red Mandarin Oil (Citrus Nobilis), Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla Planifolia), Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium Amara), *Hydroxycitronellal, *Limonene, *Linalool, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Apply a small amount to the hair, work into a lather, then rinse thoroughly.

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