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Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Joia Strengthening + Smoothing Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Joia Strengthening + Smoothing Shampoo product label collected on March 05, 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 Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Joia Strengthening + Smoothing Shampoo is 5.

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Data last updated: March 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited
LILIAL
Appeared as: BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (CI 19140)
Appeared as: CI 19140 (YELLOW 5)

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
COCONUT FATTY ACID
Appeared as: COCONUT ACID

None

Limited
THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (THEOBROMA) SEED BUTTER
Appeared as: THEOBROMA GRANDIFLORUM (CUPUA U) SEED BUTTER

None

Fair

Fair

None
EUTERPE OLERACEA FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: EUTERPE OLERACEA (A A ) FRUIT OIL

Limited
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA SEED OIL

Limited
HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA (ROSELLE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS SABDARIFFA FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited

None

Limited

Robust

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CARRAGEENAN

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

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:

Aqua (Water, Eau), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate, Acrylates Copolymer, Coconut Acid, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Cupua u) Seed Butter, Mauritia Flexuosa Fruit Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Euterpe Oleracea (A a ) Fruit Oil, Bertholletia Excelsa Seed Oil, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Algin, Sorbitan Oleate, Coco-Glucoside, Tocopherol, Glycol Stearate, Cocamide MIPA, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Isethionate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Xanthan Gum, Chitosan, Carrageenan, Isopropanolamine, Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Benzoate, Magnesium Nitrate, Magnesium Chloride, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Coumarin, Limonene, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, CI 15985 (Yellow 6), CI 19140 (Yellow 5)

Directions from packaging:

Apply a generous amount to wet hair and massage as luscious lather builds. Rinse and repeat, as desired. Follow with Brazilian Joia Strengthening + Smoothing Conditioner for maximum benefits.

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