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LEMYKA Gentle Shampoo and Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the LEMYKA Gentle Shampoo and Wash product label collected on April 12, 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 LEMYKA Gentle Shampoo and Wash is 2.

Data last updated: April 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
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
Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (FOOD-GRADE)

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: VEGETABLE GLYCERIN

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYL GLUCOSE CARBOXYLATE

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (ALOE VERA)

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

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

Fair

Fair
NIACINAMIDE
Appeared as: NIACINAMIDE (VITAMIN B3)

Limited
ALGAE/ SEAWEED/ KELP EXTRACT (SPECIES UNSPECIFIED)
Appeared as: LAMINARIA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

Limited
CALEDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

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:

Aqua (water), Lauryl glucoside (plant based), Sodium cocoyl glutamate (plant based), Sodium cocoamphoacetate (plant based), Coco glucoside (plant based), Sodium cocoyl isethionate (plant based), sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate (plant based), Vegetable glycerin (Plant-based skin softner), dl-panthenol (Pro-vitamin B5) (Natural skin humectant), Aloe barbadensis leaf extract(Aloe vera), Argania spinosa (argan) oil, Chamomilla recutita (Matricaria) flower extract, Xanthan gum, Citric acid, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Laminaria (Algae) extract, Calendula officinalis extract, Sodium benzoate (Food-grade preservative), Ethylhexylglycerin

Directions from packaging:

Wet hair and skin. Apply shampoo and wash using a wet cloth or your hand. Work the lather into wet hair and skin. Rinse thoroughly.

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