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Yesto Tea Tree Scalp Relief Gentle & Soothing Pre-Shampoo Scalp Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Yesto Tea Tree Scalp Relief Gentle & Soothing Pre-Shampoo Scalp Scrub product label collected on January 16, 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 Yesto Tea Tree Scalp Relief Gentle & Soothing Pre-Shampoo Scalp Scrub is 4.

Data last updated: January 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • 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

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

Good

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Robust

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Robust

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

None

Fair

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

: SUCROSE, WATER, GLYCERIN, PERLITE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE, SODIUM CHLORIDE, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT, MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT, SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL, ACETIC ACID (APPLE CIDER VINEGAR), MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL, TOCOPHEROL, HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM HONEY, SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE, SODIUM GLUCONATE, SODIUM CITRATE, SORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID, SODIUM BENZOATE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS (CI 77288), FRAGRANCE.

Directions from packaging:

Use 1-2 times per week as a pre-shampoo treatment on wet hair. Squeeze a generous amount into hands and massage directly onto scalp, starting from the hairline and working your way back. Rinse very thoroughly. For best results, follow with Yes To Tea Tree and Sage Oil Scalp Relief Shampoo and Conditioner. A deep clean scalp is a happy scalp!

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