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Shea Moisture Cleanse & Nourish Daily Hydration Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Cleanse & Nourish Daily Hydration Shampoo product label collected on July 05, 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 Cleanse & Nourish Daily Hydration Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: July 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 MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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)

Good

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Limited
ROSE HIPS FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

None

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair

Limited

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

• Use restrictions (low)

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

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

Limited

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

None

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

None

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:

WATER, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, GLYCOL STEARATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*~, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, PANTHENOL, ALGAE EXTRACT, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, ROSA CANINA FRUIT (ROSEHIP) OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL (ARGAN) OIL, COCONUT ACID, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, ACACIA SENEGAL GUM EXTRACT, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE, CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, SODIUM PHYTATE, STEARAMIDE AMP, FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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