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Andre Walker TKO Ultimate Moisture Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Andre Walker TKO Ultimate Moisture Conditioner product label collected on June 20, 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 Andre Walker TKO Ultimate Moisture Conditioner is 6.

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Data last updated: June 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
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C16-18, 25EO)
Appeared as: CETEARETH-12

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII (MONGONGO) KERNEL OIL

Limited

Limited

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:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Purified Water, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Dimethicone, Behentrimonium Chloride, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Glycerin, Ceteareth-12, Cetyl Palmitate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cetyl Alcohol, Laureth-4, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Oleth-10, Fragrance, Lecithin, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Methyldibromo Glutaronitrile, Phenoxyethanol, Butylene Glycol, Schinziophyton Rautanenii (Mongongo) Kernel Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Extract.

Directions from packaging:

Generously apply TKO Conditioner to clean, wet hair. Comb through evenly from root to end. Condition for 3 minutes. For deeper conditioning, leave on for 30 minutes or longer. Rinse well. Pat hair gently with towel. Do not rub! Finish with Beautiful Kinks Styling Creme Gelee

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