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Puracy Natural Conditioner, Citrus & Mint

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Puracy Natural Conditioner, Citrus & Mint product label collected on September 04, 2018 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 Puracy Natural Conditioner, Citrus & Mint is 2.

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Data last updated: September 2018

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (PLANT-BASED DETANGLER)

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

Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL
Appeared as: PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None
PANTHENYL HYDROXYPROPYL STEARDIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: PANTHENYL HYDROXYPROPYL STEARDIMONIUM CHLORIDE (VITAMIN B5 NATURAL HAIR CONDITIONER)

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

Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE
Appeared as: SODIUM BENZOATE (FOOD-GRADE)

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT-BASED MOISTURIZER)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE (PLANT-BASED SOFTENER)

Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (PLANT-BASED DETANGLER)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER)

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

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL OLEATE (PLANT-BASED SOFTENER)

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

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: DL-PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
SQUALENE
Appeared as: SQUALENE (OLIVE-BASED HAIR CONDITIONER)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) EXTRACT

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

Limited
JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT LEAF) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

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

Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE
Appeared as: GLUCONOLACTONE (NATURAL)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT-BASED MOISTURIZER), BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (PLANT-BASED DETANGLER), GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE (PLANT-BASED SOFTENER), GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (PLANT-BASED DETANGLER), COCO GLUCOSIDE (COCONUT-BASED CLEANSER), GLYCERYL OLEATE (PLANT-BASED SOFTENER), PANTHENYL HYDROXYPROPYL STEARDIMONIUM CHLORIDE (VITAMIN B5 NATURAL HAIR CONDITIONER), HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER), DL-PANTHENOL (PRO-VITAMIN B5), SQUALENE (OLIVE-BASED HAIR CONDITIONER), TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E), HEDERA HELIX (IVY) EXTRACT, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) EXTRACT, JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT LEAF) LEAF EXTRACT, PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, BERGAMOT ESSENTIAL OIL, EUCALYPTUS ESSENTIAL OIL, PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL, GLUCONOLACTONE (NATURAL PRESERVATIVE), SODIUM BENZOATE (FOOD-GRADE PRESERVATIVE)

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