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Cantu Shea Butter Leave In Conditioning Repair Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Cantu Shea Butter Leave In Conditioning Repair Cream product label collected on November 03, 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 Cantu Shea Butter Leave In Conditioning Repair Cream is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

None

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

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

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Robust

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Limited
HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN (PEPTONE)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

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

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

Limited
ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT WATER
Appeared as: ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS FRUIT WATER (KIWI)

Fair

Fair

None

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Good

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

Good

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

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:

AQUA (WATER), CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CANOLA OIL, GLYCERIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, PARFUM (FRAGRANCE), DIMETHICONE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, SODIUM CHLORIDE, DISODIUM EDTA, CITRIC ACID, OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) FRUIT OIL, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, CYCLOHEXASILOXANE, DIMETHICONE PEG-8 MEADOWFOAMATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-37, PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6, PANTHENOL, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRACAPRYLATE/TETRACAPRATE, SILK AMINO ACIDS, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN (PEPTONE), CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL, URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE (DECOLORIZED), ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) EXTRACT, ACTINIDIA CHINENSIS (KIWI) FRUIT WATER, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM METHYLTAURATE, HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN PG-PROPYL SILANETRIOL, BENZYL SALICYLATE, COUMARIN, LIMONENE, HEXYL CINNAMAL, BUTYLPHENYL METHYLPROPIONAL, LINALOOL.

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