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L'Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Curl Nourishing Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the L'Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Curl Nourishing Shampoo product label collected on July 04, 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 L'Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Curl Nourishing Shampoo is 5.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
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)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
Appeared as: CI 19140/YELLOW 5

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Fair
BHT

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA EXTRACT/MATRICARIA FLOWER EXTRACT

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

Good
CITRIC ACID
Appeared as: CITRIC ACID. F.I.L. D179972/1

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: 1165941/A AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust

Limited

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL/SUNFLOWER SEED OIL

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL/COCONUT OIL

Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: GLYCINE SOJA OIL/SOYBEAN OIL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NELUMBIUM SPECIOSUM EXTRACT/ NELUMBIUM SPECIOSUM FLOWER EXTRACT

None

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

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:

1165941/A AQUA/WATER/EAU, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCO-BETAINE, GLYCERIN, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, PARFUM/FRAGRANCE, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, SODIUM BENZOATE, PPG-5-CETETH-20, CARBOMER, SALICYLIC ACID, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BENZYL SALICYLATE, SODIUM ACETATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL/SUNFLOWER SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA OIL/COCONUT OIL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, GLYCINE SOJA OIL/SOYBEAN OIL, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, CI 19140/YELLOW 5, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA EXTRACT/MATRICARIA FLOWER EXTRACT, CI 14700/RED 4, GARDENIA TAHITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT, ROSA CANINA FLOWER EXTRACT, BISABOLOL, NELUMBIUM SPECIOSUM EXTRACT/ NELUMBIUM SPECIOSUM FLOWER EXTRACT, LINUM USITATISSIMUM FLOWER EXTRACT, PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, BHT, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CITRIC ACID. F.I.L. D179972/1

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