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Originals by Africa's Best Olive Oil Deep Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Originals by Africa's Best Olive Oil Deep Conditioner product label collected on December 12, 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 Originals by Africa's Best Olive Oil Deep Conditioner is 5.

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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
LILIAL
Appeared as: METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
LYRAL
Appeared as: HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (CI 47005)
Appeared as: CI 47005

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (ZINC, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Limited

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

Limited
AMYLCINNAMALDEHYDE
Appeared as: AMYL CINNAMAL

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
D&C ORANGE NO. 4 (CI 15510)
Appeared as: CI 15510

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM

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

Limited

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
HYDROLYZED OAT PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED AVENA SATIVA PROTEIN

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
D&C GREEN NO. 5 (CI 61570)
Appeared as: CI 61570

• Contamination concerns (DISPERSE VIOLET 1)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

AQUA, GLYCERIN, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, OLEA EUROPAEA FRUIT OIL, CETYL ALCOHOL, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, LANOLIN OIL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, PARFUM, DIPHENYLSILOXY PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, POLYSORBATE 20, MAGNESIUM NITRATE, METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE, MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII FRUIT, HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN, TOCOPHEROL, HYDROLYZED AVENA SATIVA PROTEIN, HEXYL CINNAMAL, AMYL CINNAMAL, LINALOOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, GERANIOL, HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE, LIMONENE, CI 61570, CI 47005, CI 15510

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