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Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Conditioner product label collected on January 14, 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 Babo Botanicals Moisturizing Conditioner is 4.

Data last updated: January 2020

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE

• 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)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: VIRGIN COCUS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

Fair

None

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT

None

None

Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair
ARGININE
Appeared as: L-ARGININE

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

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.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE, DELTA GLUCONO LACTONE, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, VIRGIN COCUS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT, ISOAMYL LAURATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, GLYCERIN, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (CALENDULA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT*, PUERARIA LOBATA (KUDZU) ROOT EXTRACT*, SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) FLOWER EXTRACT*, NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) FLOWER/LEAF EXTRACT*, SORBITAN OLEATE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE, L-ARGININE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, NATURAL FRAGRANCE, LACTIC ACID, PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B), BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER.

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