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Acure Detox Defy Color Wellness Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Detox Defy Color Wellness Shampoo product label collected on August 22, 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 Acure Detox Defy Color Wellness Shampoo is 3.

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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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL

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

Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: INGREDIENTS WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

Limited
SODIUM COCOYL AMINO ACIDS
Appeared as: SODIUM COCOYL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: GLUTAMATE

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
CI 77267
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

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

Fair

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None
SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII (MANKETTI) KERNEL OIL

Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER SEED) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BLACKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BALCKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

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:

WATER(AQUA), COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE, BETAINE, GLYCERIN, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, COCOGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM COCOYL, GLUTAMATE, LEVULINIC ACID, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM, LEVULINATE, CHARCOAL POWDER, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) LEAF OIL, BENTONITE, ALOE BARABADENSIS LEAF JUICE, CITRIC ACID, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT, UBIQUINONE, TOCOPHEROL, SCHINZIOPHYTON RAUTANENII (MANKETTI) KERNEL OIL, MELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER SEED EXTRACT), ALCOHOL, EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT*, RUBUS FRUTICOSUS (BALCKBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT*, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT*, ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT EXTRACT*, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, ASPALATHUS LINEARIS (ROOIBOS) LEAF EXTRACT*. *ORGANIC INGREDIENT

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