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Product score: 02

Data Availability:

Limited

Scotch Porter Moisturizing Beard Wash

CATEGORY

Shampoo

BRAND

Scotch Porter

DATA LAST UPDATED

December 2019

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • MODERATE
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • MODERATE
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient scores

Ingredients are scored based on their formulation and concentration in this product. Click on an ingredient for more information.

Ingredient score: 04
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCOAMIDOPROYL BETAINE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, cleansing, foam boosting, hair conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 04
PHENOXYETHANOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE (DERIVED FROM SARCOSINE A NATURAL AMINO ACID)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, surfactant - cleansing agent, antistatic, cleansing, emulsifying, foaming, hair conditioning, skin conditioning, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 03
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, emulsion stabilising, surfactant
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) chelating agent, fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, buffering, chelating, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW) ROOT
Appeared as: MARSHMALLOW ROOT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ULMUS FULVA (SLIPPERY ELM) BARK
Appeared as: SLIPPERY ELM BARK
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT
Appeared as: BURDOCK ROOT
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
AZADIRACHTA INDICA (NEEM) LEAF
Appeared as: NEEM LEAF
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF
Appeared as: ROSEMARY LEAF
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
CHAMOMILE FLOWERS
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: DEIONIZED WATER
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGAN OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM OLEFIN SULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM OLEFIN SULFONATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT OIL / NOT A SULFATE)
Data Availability: None
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT OIL & CORN STARCH)
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - emulsifying agent, emulsifying
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Ingredient score: 01
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, viscosityincreasing agent - nonaqueous, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCONUT OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous;skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning, solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
STEARAMIDE AMP
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, foam boosting, viscosity controlling
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Ingredient score: 01
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE) LEAF JUICE
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
SUCROSE COCOATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - emollient, surfactant - emulsifying agent, antistatic, emulsifying, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
COCAMIDOPROPYLAMINE OXIDE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYLAMINE OXIDE (DERIVED FROM COCONUT) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - foam booster;surfactant - hydrotrope, cleansing, foam boosting, hair conditioning, hydrotrope, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI NUT) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
AGAVE AMERICANA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: AGAVE NECTAR
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SILK AMINO ACIDS
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B-5)
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
POLYQUATERNIUM-10
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, film former, hair fixative, antistatic, film forming
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Ingredient score: 01
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, antistatic, film forming, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 01
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, hair conditioning, humectant, skin conditioning
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Ingredients from packaging:

Marshmallow Root, Slippery Elm Bark, Burdock Root, Neem Leaf, Rosemary Leaf, Chamomile Flowers, Deionized Water, Argan Oil, Sodium Olefin Sulfonate (Derived from Coconut Oil / Not a Sulfate), Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate (Derived from Sarcosine A Natural Amino Acid), Cocoamidoproyl Betaine (Derived from Coconut Oil), Decyl Glucoside (Derived from Coconut Oil), Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate (Derived from Coconut Oil & Corn Starch), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Coconut Oil, Stearamide AMP, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice, Sucrose Cocoate, Cocamidopropylamine Oxide (Derived from Coconut Oil), Aleurites Moluccana (Kukui Nut) Oil, Agave Nectar, Citric Acid, Silk Amino Acids, Panthenol (Vitamin B-5), Polyquaternium 10, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol (and) Caprylyl Glycol

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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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