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Monat Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Monat Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner 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 Monat Restructuring Pre-Wash Conditioner is 4.

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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
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • 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: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

None

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

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Limited

None
BABASSUAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE
Appeared as: BRASSICAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE

None

None

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

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

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

Fair

Fair

Fair

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS (BITTER ALMOND) PROTEIN
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS PROTEIN (SWEET ALMOND)

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

None

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA SEED OIL

Fair

Limited

None

None

None
GARDENIA TAHITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: GARDENIA TAITENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

None

None

Fair

Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL
Appeared as: OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL

Limited

Fair

None
EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS EXTRACT

None

None

Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
Appeared as: ARGININE HCL

Fair

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

Fair

Fair

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.

Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Brassicamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Behentrimonium Chloride, Orbignya Speciosa Kernel Oil, Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Alcohol, Ceramide NP, Ceramide AP, Ceramide EOP, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Protein, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Crambe Abyssinica Seed Oil, Camellia Oleifera Seed Oil, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Seed Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Adansonia Digitata Oil, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Gardenia Taitensis Flower Extract, Moringa Oleifera Seed Oil, Caryocar Brasiliense Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Extract, Pisum Sativum (Pea) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Equisetum Hyemale Extract , Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Wheat Amino Acids, Soy Amino Acids, Arginine HCl, Serine, Threonine, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Phytosphingosine, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Cholesterol, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Cetearyl Glucoside, Polyquaternium-7, Sodium Palmitate, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Citric Acid, Fragrance/Parfum, Benzyl Alcohol, Ethylhexylglycerin

Directions from packaging:

Before shampooing, apply the conditioner to hair. Massage into wet hair from lengths to ends. Leave on 2-3 minutes and rinse thoroughly. Can be used daily or as frequently as you normally shampoo.

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