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The Honest Co. Shampoo + Body Wash, Everyday Gentle

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the The Honest Co. Shampoo + Body Wash, Everyday Gentle product label collected on January 27, 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 The Honest Co. Shampoo + Body Wash, Everyday Gentle is 2.

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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 LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Use restrictions (high)

Limited

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA/EAU)

Limited

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

Limited

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

None
SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYLSULFONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAURYLGLUCOSIDES HYDROXYPROPYSULFONATE

None

None

Robust

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

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

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

None

None
CHENOPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHENPODIUM QUINOA SEED EXTRACT

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERS OIL* (COCOUNT)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Fair

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUR ACID

None

Fair

None

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Aqua/Eau), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Laurylglucosides Hydroxypropysulfonate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate, Sodium chloride, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Citrus Tangernia (Tangerine) Peel extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract*, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Protein, Chenpodium Quinoa Seed Extract, Cocos Nucifers (Cocount) Oil*, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Lauryl Glucoside, Caprylyl Glycol, Triethyl Citrate, Coconur Acid, Disodium Coco-GluCosidecitrate, Sodium Citrate, Caprythydroxamic Acid, Citric Acid, Limonene

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