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Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Shampoo product label collected on August 28, 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 Shea Moisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Daily Hydration Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: August 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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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: FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS WATER

Limited

Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT MILK
Appeared as: COCOA NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

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

None

Limited

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

None
GELLIDIELA ACEROSA EXTRACT
Appeared as: GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT

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

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

Limited

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

Limited

Robust

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, GLYCOL STEARATE, COCOA NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT JUICE, SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, PROPANEDIOL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER* , PANTHENOL, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, STEARAMIDE AMP, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, SODIUM PHYTATE, GELLIDIELA ACEROSA (ALGAE) EXTRACT, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) FRUIT EXTRACT, ACACIA SENEGAL GUM, EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, COCONUT ACID, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) SEED OIL, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM METHYLTAURATE, SODIUM ISETHIONATE, TRIETHYL CITRATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, BENZOIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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