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Cantu Men's Collection Shea Butter 3 in 1 Shampoo Conditioner Body Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cantu Men's Collection Shea Butter 3 in 1 Shampoo Conditioner Body Wash product label collected on August 14, 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 Men's Collection Shea Butter 3 in 1 Shampoo Conditioner Body Wash is 5.

Data last updated: August 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

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)
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)

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

None

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

None

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• 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)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Robust

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

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

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA EXTRACT (GREEN TEA)

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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:

: AQUA (WATER), SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), SODIUM SULFATE, LAURYL LACTATE, LAURETH-4, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE, PEG-150 DISTEARATE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT, MENTHOL, MENTHYL LACTATE, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, CAFFEINE, CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL, SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT, CAMELLIA OLEIFERA EXTRACT (GREEN TEA), ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT, LINALOOL, BENZYL BENZOATE, D-LIMONENE.

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