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Verb Hydrating Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Verb Hydrating Shampoo product label collected on June 27, 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 Verb Hydrating Shampoo 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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM/FRAGRANCE

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Fair
ETHYLENE GLYCOL
Appeared as: GLYCOL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Contamination concerns (ETHOXYETHANOL and METHOXYETHANOL)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (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)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Fair
PCA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

None

Limited

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

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

None

Limited

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

None

None

None
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C11-15) SECONDARY
Appeared as: C11-15 PARETH-7

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust

Fair

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

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

Limited

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

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Ammonium Chloride, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Cocamide DIPA, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Extract, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Alanine, Arginine, Aspartic Acid, Glycine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Valine, Panthenol, Polyquaternium-7, Polyquaternium-44, Quaternium-95, Silicone Quaternium-8, Parfum/Fragrance, C11-15 Pareth-7, C12-16 Pareth-9, PCA, Glycerin, Glycol Distearate, Citric Acid, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, Trimethylsiloxyamodimethicone, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Coconut Acid, Sodium Lactate, Sodium PCA, Tetrasodium EDTA, Cocamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Glycol Stearate, Sodium Isethionate, Propanediol, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylhexylglycerin, Benzoic Acid, Glycol, Magnesium Nitrate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide, Hydrogen Peroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Limonene, Hydroxycitronellal

Directions from packaging:

Massage a small amount to wet hair, lather well and rinse. Follow with Hydrating Conditioner.

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