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Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Matcha + Apple Replenishing Superfood Shampoo

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Matcha + Apple Replenishing Superfood Shampoo product label collected on April 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 Briogeo Be Gentle, Be Kind Matcha + Apple Replenishing Superfood Shampoo is 4.

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Data last updated: April 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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • 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 (PARFUM)

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS GRANDIS FRUIT EXTRACT* (GRAPEFRUIT)

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

Limited

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

None

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CITRUS LIMON FRUIT EXTRACT* (LEMON)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT*

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
CI 75810
Appeared as: CHLOROPHYLLIN-COPPER COMPLEX * (CI 75810)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE*

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

Fair
SPINACIA OLERACEA (SPINACH) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SPINACIA OLERACEA LEAF EXTRACT* (SPINACH)

Limited
BRASSICA OLERACEA ITALICA (BROCCOLI) EXTRACT
Appeared as: BRASSICA OLEREACEA ITALICA EXTRACT* (BROCCOLI)

Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PYRUS MALUS FRUIT EXTRACT* (APPLE)

Fair
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS SATIVUS FRUIT EXTRACT* (CUCUMBER)

Fair
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETA VULGARIS ROOT EXTRACT* (BEET)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS EXTRACT*

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

None

Limited

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID*

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:

Water/Aqua/Eau, Cocamidopropyl Betaine*, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate*, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside*, Glycerin*, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Spinacia Oleracea (Spinach) Leaf Extract*, Brassica Olereacea Italica (Broccoli) Extract*, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract*, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract*, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract*, Beta Vulgaris (Beet) Root Extract*, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract*, Cymbopogon Citratus Extract*, Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex (CI 75810)*, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract*, Panthenol, Panthenyl Hydroxypropyl Steardimonium Chloride, Sodium Gluconate*, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate*, Caprylyl Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid*, Sorbic Acid, Citric Acid*, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Polyquaternium-7, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance (Parfum)

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet hair and vigorously massage for 30 seconds as the lather builds, then rinse. For best results, condition with the Be Gentle, Be Kind Kale + Apple Replenishing Superfood Conditioner.

Warnings from packaging:

Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes. For external use only.

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