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Shea Moisture Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Conditioner product label collected on December 07, 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 Shea Moisture Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Conditioner is 4.

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Data last updated: December 2019

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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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

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 (low)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER* (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ANASTATICA HIEROCHUNTICA (TRUE ROSE-OF-JERICHO) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SELAGINELLA LEPIDOPHYLLA (JERICHO) EXTRACT

None

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

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

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

None
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALIC (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL

None

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

WATER, CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, GLYCERYL STEARATE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), CETYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND), HYDROLYZED KERATIN, SELAGINELLA LEPIDOPHYLLA (JERICHO) EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, URTICA DIOICA LEAF EXTRACT, PANTHENOL, VIROLA SEBIFERA NUT OIL, CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT, BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALIC (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL, PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS SEED OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL

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