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Babo Botanicals Smoothing Conditioner With Berry & Evening Primrose Oil (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Smoothing Conditioner With Berry & Evening Primrose Oil (2018 formulation) product label collected on February 26, 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 Babo Botanicals Smoothing Conditioner With Berry & Evening Primrose Oil (2018 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: February 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDE

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

None
BENZOTRIAZOLYL DODECYL P-CRESOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN COCUS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: L-ARGININE

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT, OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, VIRGIN COCUS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ISOAMYL LAURATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, DELTA GLUCONO LACTONE, GLYCERIN, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU) ROOT EXTRACT*, SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT*, NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT*, SORBITAN OLEATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SILICA, IRON OXIDE, LACTIC ACID, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, L-ARGININE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT, ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT, VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER EXTRACT, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT.

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