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Cantu for Natural Hair Shine & Hold Mist

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cantu for Natural Hair Shine & Hold Mist product label collected on November 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 Cantu for Natural Hair Shine & Hold Mist is 5.

Data last updated: November 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • 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: PARFUM (WATER)

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT)
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA

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

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND)
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MELIA AZADIRACHTA SEED OIL (NEEM)

Limited

Limited

Limited
MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL
Appeared as: (MANGO) SEED OIL

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Limited

None

Limited
LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS

Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED EXTRACT (GRAPE)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None
SILK AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: SILK AMINO ACID

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:

AQUA (WATER) GLYCERIN,PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT OIL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL, CANOLA OIL, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL. MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL, MELIA AZADIRACHTA SEED OIL (NEEM), DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE(ALOE VERA DECOLORIZED), HYDROLYZED SILK, LONICERA CAPRIFOLIUM (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT, MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP) EXTRACT, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACT(RED GRAPE), URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT, SILK AMINO ACID, BENZYL BENZOATE, COUMARIN, HEXYL CINNAMAL.

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