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Cantu Shea Butter Leave in Conditioner Intense Moisture

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cantu Shea Butter Leave in Conditioner Intense Moisture product label collected on October 13, 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 Shea Butter Leave in Conditioner Intense Moisture is 2.

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Data last updated: October 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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • 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
Limited

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL (HEMP CERTIFIED ORGANIC)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREENTEA)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Limited
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT (SAW PALMETTO)

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

Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT (BURDOCK)

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

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Limited

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Limited

Limited
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL
Appeared as: MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL

Limited

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

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

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.

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:

: (WATER), CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CANOLA OIL, GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL (HEMP CERTIFIED ORGANIC), CAFFEINE, SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT (SAW PALMETTO), OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREENTEA), ARCTIUM LAPPA ROOT EXTRACT (BURDOCK), COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) EXTRACT, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO)OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED BUTTER, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, MELIA AZADIRACHTA (NEEM) SEED OIL, DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) SEED OIL, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL, DIMETHICONE, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, PHENOXYETHANOL,(FRAGRANCE) DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM CHLORIDE, CITRIC ACID, CETYL ALCOHOL, STEARYL ALCOHOL ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, BENZYL BENZOATE, COUMARIN, HEXYL CINNAMAL, LINALOOL, LIMONENE.

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