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Shea Moisture Power Greens Reconstructor, Moringa & Avocado

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Shea Moisture Power Greens Reconstructor, Moringa & Avocado product label collected on February 04, 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 Shea Moisture Power Greens Reconstructor, Moringa & Avocado is 4.

Data last updated: February 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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

• 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 (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) JUICE
Appeared as: CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) JUICE

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

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

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

None

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII BUTTER~ (SHEA)

• Use restrictions (low)

None
BRASSICA OLERACEA ACEPHALA (KALE)
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLERACEA ACEPHALA (KALE) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited
CHLORELLA VULGARIS (DERMOCHLORELLA ALGAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

None

Fair

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

Fair

Fair
PROLINE
Appeared as: L-PROLINE

Fair

Limited

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, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, CETYL ALCOHOL, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE), STEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, MORINGA OLEIFERA SEED OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER*~, BRASSICA OLERACEA ACEPHALA (KALE) LEAF EXTRACT, CHLORELLA VULGARIS EXTRACT, CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) JUICE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PANTHENOL, CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM PCA, SODIUM LAUROYL HYDROLYZED SILK, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF POWDER, GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, TOCOPHEROL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, SODIUM HYALURONATE, HYDROXYPROLINE, L-PROLINE, TRIETHYL CITRATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, PHENOXYETHANOL, BENZOIC ACID, FRAGRANCE (ESSENTIAL OIL BLEND)

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