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Organic Haircare Doctor Bioactive Haircare Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Organic Haircare Doctor Bioactive Haircare Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo product label collected on July 03, 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 Organic Haircare Doctor Bioactive Haircare Organic Moroccan Argan Oil Shampoo is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON)PEEL OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL

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

Limited
SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYGKLYCINATE

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

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

Fair
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM (CINNAMON) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM LEAF OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL CLEATE

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

Limited
CAPRYLYL/ CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYL/CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE

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

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

None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE)
Appeared as: CITRUS DULCIS

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL

Limited
ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) OIL
Appeared as: ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
MENTHA ARVENSIS (WILD MINT) OIL
Appeared as: MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: MENTHA SPICATA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

None

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTARCT

None
ADANSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ADAOSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, WATER, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM COCOAMPHOACETATE, SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE, COCO-GLUCOSIDE, GLYCERYL CLEATE, PALMITAMIDOPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERIN, CAPRYL/CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, CITRUS DULCIS, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON)PEEL OIL, POGOSTEMON CABLIN OIL, CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM LEAF OIL, ANIBA ROSAEODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL, MENTHA ARVENSIS LEAF OIL, CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL, VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT, MENTHA SPICATA FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT, KIGELIA AFRICANA FRUIT EXTRACT, HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTARCT, ADAOSONIA DIGITATA FRUIT EXTRACT, SORBITAN SESQUICAPRYLATE, SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYGKLYCINATE, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, DEHYDROACETIC ACID.

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