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Hempz Herbal Volumizing Shampoo, Sweet Pineapple & Honey Melon

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Hempz Herbal Volumizing Shampoo, Sweet Pineapple & Honey Melon product label collected on March 22, 2021 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 Hempz Herbal Volumizing Shampoo, Sweet Pineapple & Honey Melon is 6.

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Data last updated: March 2021

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
  • 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)
  • Neurotoxicity
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)

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035)
Appeared as: RED 40 (CI 16035)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Good

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

Good

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

Fair

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

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)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)

Good

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair
FD&C RED NO. 4 (CI 14700)
Appeared as: RED 4 (CI 14700)

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER/AQUA/EAU

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Limited
MELON FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CUCUMIS MELO (MELON) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

None

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

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

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C11-15) SECONDARY
Appeared as: C11-15 PARETH-7

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

None
ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATES (C12-13)
Appeared as: C12-13 PARETH-23

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

None

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

None

Fair

None

Fair
VITAMIN B3
Appeared as: PANTOTHENIC ACID

Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair
CANNABIS SATIVA (HEMP) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL

Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL CYCLODEXTRIN
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYL

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER/AQUA/EAU, SODIUM LAUROYL METHYL ISETHIONATE, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE, GLYCERIN, GLYCERETH-26, CANNABIS SATIVA SEED OIL, ANANAS SATIVUS (PINEAPPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CUCUMIS MELO (MELON) FRUIT EXTRACT, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PANTHENOL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, ASCORBIC ACID, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, RETINYL PALMITATE SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL, PHENOXYETHANOL, ACRYLATES/VINYL NEODECANOATE CROSSPOLYMER, POLYIMIDE-1, PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE, GLYCOL DISTEARATE, QUATERNIUM-91, DIVINYLDIMETHICONE/DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER, LIMONENE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, PHENYL DIMETHICONE, TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE, PPG-3 BENZYL ETHER MYRISTATE, AMODIMETHICONE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, LAURETH-4, SODIUM BENZOATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, POLYQUATERNIUM-55, C11-15 PARETH-7, BENZYL BENZOATE, DISODIUM EDTA, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, HYDROXYPROPYL LINALOOL, C12-13 PARETH-23, C12-13 PARETH-3, LAURETH-9, TRIDECETH-12, CITRIC ACID, LACTIC ACID, TETRASODIUM EDTA, IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, ACETIC ACID, RED 4 (CI 14700), CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, TOCOPHEROL, RED 40 (CI 16035), SODIUM ACETATE, QUATERNIUM-95, PEG-4 DILAURATE, PEG-4 LAURATE, PROPANEDIOL, PEG-4, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, PHOSPHOLIPIDS, LEUCONOSTOC/RADISH ROOT FERMENT FILTRATE, PANTOTHENIC ACID, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE

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