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John Masters Organics 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner for Dry Scalp w/Zinc & Sage

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the John Masters Organics 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner for Dry Scalp w/Zinc & Sage product label collected on June 25, 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 John Masters Organics 2-in-1 Shampoo & Conditioner for Dry Scalp w/Zinc & Sage is 3.

Data last updated: June 2021

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
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

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
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL

• 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
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
Appeared as: CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL (YLANG YLANG)

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL (GERANIUM)

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA FLOWER EXTRACT* (MATRICARIA)

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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

None

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL
Appeared as: CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS OIL (LEMONGRASS)

Limited
CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) OIL
Appeared as: CORIANDRUM SATIVUM (CORIANDER) FRUIT OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (VITAMIN B-5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT* (SAGE)

Limited
COMMIPHORA MYRRHA (MYRRH) OIL
Appeared as: COMMIPHORA MYRRHA OIL (MYRRH)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX ALBA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: CARICA PAPAYA FRUIT EXTRACT* (PAPAYA)

Fair

None

Limited
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: URTICA DIOICA LEAF EXTRACT* (NETTLE)

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EQUISETUM ARVENSE EXTRACT * (HORSETAIL)

Limited

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Limited

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

Limited

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (Aloe Vera)*, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Water (Aqua), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Glycerin, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Disodium Coco-Glucoside Citrate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine) Peel Oil, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Lavandula Hybrida Oil, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Oil (Lemongrass), Cananga Odorata Flower Oil (Ylang Ylang), Coriandrum Sativum (Coriander) Fruit Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil (Geranium), Panthenol (Vitamin B-5), Allantoin, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract*, Commiphora Myrrha Oil (Myrrh), Zinc Gluconate, Zinc Pyrithione, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract*, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract*, Equisetum Arvense Extract (Horsetail)*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Wheat Amino Acids, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Caramel, Sodium Phytate, Sodium Levulinate, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Limonene

Directions from packaging:

1. apply to wet hair, lather, rinse 2. for extra hydration follow with desired conditioner

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