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Garnier Whole Blends Gentle Strengthening Shampoo, Ginger

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Whole Blends Gentle Strengthening Shampoo, Ginger product label collected on September 24, 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 Garnier Whole Blends Gentle Strengthening Shampoo, Ginger is 6.

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Data last updated: September 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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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
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: CI 19140/YELLOW 5

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• 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
BENZYL SALICYLATE
Appeared as: BENYZL SALICYLATE

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE
Appeared as: ALPHA-ISOMETHYLIONE

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

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMDOPROPYL BETAINE

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited
HEXYL CINNAMAL
Appeared as: HEXYL CINNAML

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair
BHT

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
Appeared as: ORYZA SATIVA STARCH/RICE STARCH,

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: 1161793 D AQUA

Limited

Robust
HONEY
Appeared as: MEL/HONEY.

None

Fair
SORBITOL
Appeared as: SORBITAL

Limited
AMODIMETHICONE
Appeared as: AMODIMETHONE

Limited

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

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT/GINGER ROOT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Robust

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: GUAR HYDROXYPROPYL TRIMINIUM CHLORIDE

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: AVENA SATIVA KERNAL EXTRACT/OAT KERNEL EXTRACT

Limited
TRIDECETH-6
Appeared as: TRIDECTH-6

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

Fair

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

Fair

Fair

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
ELAEIS GUINEENSIS (PALM) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL/PALM OIL

Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
Appeared as: HYDROXYETHYLCELLOUSE

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WHOLE BLENDS GINGER SHAMPOO INGREDIENTS: 1161793 D AQUA, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCO-BETAINE, GLYCERIN, MEL/HONEY. PEG-55 PROPYLENE GLYCOL OLEATE, COCAMIDE MIPA, SORBITAL, AMODIMETHONE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE ROOT EXTRACT/GINGER ROOT EXTRACT, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, CITRIC ACID, LAURETH-5 CARBOXYLIC ACID POLYQUATERIUNIUM-7, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE SODIUM BENZOATE, SALICYLIC ACID, CI 14700 RED 4, CARAMEL, CI 19140/YELLOW 5, EUGENOL, COUMARIN, LIMONENE, PARFUM. WHOLE BLENDS OAT DELICACY SHAMPOO INGREDIENTS: 1101805 PS AQUA, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCOAMDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, GLYCERIN, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, AMODIMETHONE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYL TRIMINIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM HYDROOXIDE, AVENA SATIVA KERNAL EXTRACT/OAT KERNEL EXTRACT, PPG-5-CETETH-20, TRIDECTH-6, SALICYLIC ACID, LIMONE, FUMARIC ACID, BENYZL SALICYLATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, LINALOOL, XANTHAN GUM, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ALPHA-ISOMETHYLIONE, CARBOMER, CETRIMONIUM, CHLORIDE, CITRIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE, COURAMIN, HEXYL CINNAML, ORYZA SATIVA STARCH/RICE STARCH, PARFUM WHOLE BLENDS OAT DELICACY CONDITIONER INGREDIENTS: ALCOHOL, PEG-180, ELAEIS GUINEENSIS OIL/PALM OIL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLOUSE, DODECENE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SODIUM BENZOATE, AVENA SATIVA KERNEL EXTRACT/OAT KERNAL EXTRACT, POLOXAMER 407, LIMONENE, BENZOIC ACID, BENZYL SALICYLATE, BENZYL ALCOHOL, LINALOOL, XANTHAN GUM, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE ISOSTEARYL ALCOHOL, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CETYL ESTERS, BHT, CITRIC ACID, POTASSIUM SORBATE, LAURYL PEG/PPG-18/18 METHICONE, COURAMIN, HEXYL CINNAMAL, ORYZA SATIVA STARCH/RICE STARCH, PARFUM

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