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Be Free By Danielle Fishel Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Be Free By Danielle Fishel Shampoo product label collected on January 06, 2020 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 Be Free By Danielle Fishel Shampoo is 4.

Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Good

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair

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

Limited
QUATERNIUM-70
Appeared as: POLYQUATERNIUM-70

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Limited

• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

None

None

Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL (ARGAN) OIL

Limited

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL

Limited
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT

None

Fair
ALLIUM SATIVUM (GARLIC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALLIUM SATIVUM (GARLIC) BULB EXTRACT

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT

Limited
QUERCUS ALBA (WHITE OAK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUERCUS ALBA BARK EXTRACT

None
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT

Limited
PIPER NIGRUM (PEPPERCORN) OIL
Appeared as: PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) SEED OIL

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) CONE OIL
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Limited

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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 (Aqua), Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Cocamide MEA, Panthenol, Glycol Stearate, Stearamide AMP, Polyquaternium-70, Methyl Gluceth-10, Citric Acid, Glycerin, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil (Argan Oil), Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Cymbopogon Citratus Leaf Oil, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Propylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Trigonella Foenum-Graecum Fruit Extract, Allium Sativum (Garlic) Bulb Extract , Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Propolis Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Quercus Alba Bark Extract, Viola Tricolor Extract, Piper nigrum (Black pepper) Seed Oil, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Polyquaternium-10, Coconut Alkanes, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid.

Directions from packaging:

Apply product to wet hair and scalp. Massage gently until smooth lather is formed. Rinse and repeat if necessary. Follow with Be Free Conditioner.

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