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Product score: 04

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Be Free By Danielle Fishel Shampoo

Be Free By Danielle Fishel Shampoo

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Be Free By Danielle Fishel

DATA LAST UPDATED

January 2020

Ingredient concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • MODERATE
    Cancer
  • HIGH
    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: 05
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Data Availability: None
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CONCERNS • 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)
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Ingredient score: 05
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) external analgesic, fragrance ingredient, oral health care drug, preservative, solvent;viscosity decreasing agent, masking, solvent
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
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
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, antidandruff, soothing
CONCERNS • Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 04
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE) FLOWER OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 03
QUATERNIUM-70
Appeared as: POLYQUATERNIUM-70
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) antistatic agent, hair conditioning agent, antistatic, hair conditioning
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, humectant, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin-conditioningagent - miscellaneous, solvent, viscosity decreasing agent, skin conditioning, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)
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Ingredient score: 03
BENZOIC ACID
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, ph adjuster, preservative, bulking, masking
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, surfactant - foam booster, surfactant - hydrotrope, cleansing, foam boosting, foaming, hydrotrope, surfactant
CONCERNS • Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)
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Ingredient score: 02
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, foaming, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
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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: 02
GLYCERIN
Data Availability: Good
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FUNCTION(S) denaturant, fragrance ingredient, hair conditioning agent, humectant, oral care agent;oral health care drug, skin-conditioning agent - humectant, skin protectant, viscosity decreasing agent, perfuming, solvent
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin-conditioning agent -occlusive, perfuming
CONCERNS • Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 02
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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CONCERNS • Use restrictions (moderate)
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Ingredient score: 02
SORBIC ACID
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, preservative
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)
Data Availability: Robust
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FUNCTION(S) solvent
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Ingredient score: 01
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - cleansing agent, cleansing, hair conditioning, surfactant
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
COCAMIDE MEA
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) surfactant - foam booster, viscosity increasing agent - aqueous, emulsifying, emulsion stabilising, foam boosting, surfactant, viscosity controlling
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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Ingredient score: 01
PANTHENOL
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
GLYCOL STEARATE
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) emulsion stabilizer, opacifying agent, skin-conditioning agent - emollient, emollient, emulsifying, opacifying, surfactant
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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
METHYL GLUCETH-10
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - humectant, emulsifying, humectant, moisturising
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Ingredient score: 01
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL
Appeared as: ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL OIL (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
CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS LEAF OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, skin-conditioning agent - occlusive, emollient, hair conditioning, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ECHINACEA PURPUREA EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, moisturising, skin conditioning, tonic
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Ingredient score: 01
TRIGONELLA FOENUM-GRAECUM FRUIT EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, masking, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
ALLIUM SATIVUM (GARLIC) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALLIUM SATIVUM (GARLIC) BULB EXTRACT
Data Availability: Fair
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PROPOLIS EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) oral care agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous
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Ingredient score: 01
SPIRULINA MAXIMA (ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPIRULINA MAXIMA EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, smoothing
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Ingredient score: 01
QUERCUS ALBA (WHITE OAK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUERCUS ALBA BARK EXTRACT
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, astringent, skin conditioning
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Ingredient score: 01
VIOLA TRICOLOR EXTRACT
Appeared as: VIOLA TRI EXTRACT
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) not reported, emollient, skin protecting, soothing
CONCERNS • Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
PIPER NIGRUM (PEPPERCORN) OIL
Appeared as: PIPER NIGRUM (BLACK PEPPER) SEED OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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Ingredient score: 01
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) CONE OIL
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) masking, tonic
CONCERNS • Use restrictions (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA OIL
Data Availability: Limited
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FUNCTION(S) fragrance ingredient, emollient
CONCERNS • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
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Ingredient score: 01
HYDROLYZED VEGETABLE PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL
Data Availability: None
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FUNCTION(S) hair conditioning agent, skin-conditioning agent - miscellaneous, hair conditioning, skin conditioning
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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
COCONUT ALKANES
Data Availability: None
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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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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.

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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