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Sheamoisture Sacha Inchi Oil Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Hair Masque

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sheamoisture Sacha Inchi Oil Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Hair Masque product label collected on December 09, 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 Sheamoisture Sacha Inchi Oil Omega 3,6,9 Rescue + Repair Hair Masque is 4.

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Robust

Limited

Fair

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS SEED OIL
Appeared as: PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS (SACHA INCHI) SEED OIL

None

None
VIROLA SEBIFERA NUT OIL
Appeared as: VIROLA SEBIFERA (UCUUBA) NUT OIL

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

Limited

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

None

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDES, CETYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, PANTHENOL, HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, PLUKENETIA VOLUBILIS (SACHA INCHI) SEED OIL, BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) SEED OIL, VIROLA SEBIFERA (UCUUBA) NUT OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, SELAGINELLA LEPIDOPHYLLA (JERICHO) EXTRACT, URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE, FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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