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Garnier Fructis Color Shield Fortifying Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Garnier Fructis Color Shield Fortifying Shampoo 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 Garnier Fructis Color Shield Fortifying Shampoo is 6.

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Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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

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

Fair
OCTINOXATE
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON PEEL EXTRACT

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair
SULISOBENZONE
Appeared as: BENZOPHENONE-4

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

Fair
BHT

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

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
D&C RED NO. 33 (CI 17200)
Appeared as: CI 17200

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (BIPHENYL-2-YLAMINE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM EXTRACT

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

Fair

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

Fair

Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL
Appeared as: HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL

Fair

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Fair

Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL

Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT

None

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

1043440 FS8 AQUA, SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE, COCO-BETAINE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, DIMETHICONE, CI 17200, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, NIACINAMIDE, COCAMIDE MIPA, SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM EXTRACT, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM BENZOATE, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM LEMON PROTEIN, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE, SALICYLIC ACID, MALTODEXTRIN, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS SEED OIL, FUMARIC ACID, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, LINALOOL, BENZOPHENONE-4, BENZYL ALCOHOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, PARFUM, PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT, CARBOMER, PYRIDOXINE HCL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT, CITRIC ACID, CITRONELLOL, VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL, EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON PEEL EXTRACT, BHT, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, HEXYL CINNAMAL, AMYL CINNAMAL.

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