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Act + Acre Cold Processed Hair Cleanse (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Act + Acre Cold Processed Hair Cleanse (old formulation) product label collected on December 11, 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 Act + Acre Cold Processed Hair Cleanse (old formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: December 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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

None

None

Limited
AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS (LOVE LIES BLEEDING) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: AMARANTHUS CAUDATUS SEED OIL

Limited

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

None

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

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:

Water, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl Isethionate, PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate, Sodium Cocoyl Apple Amino Acids, Polysorbate 20, Lauramidopropyl Betaine, Acrylates Copolymer, Fragrance, Glycerin, PPG-2 Hydroxyethyl Cocamide, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Steareth-4, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Amaranthus Caudatus Seed Oil, Vetiveria Zizanoides Root Oil, Citric Acid, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Chloride, Myristamidopropyl Betaine, Cocamide MIPA, Glycol Distearate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Benzoate, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Disodium EDTA, Menthyl Ethylamido Oxalate, Panthenol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Sodium Hydroxide

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