White coat Shampoo

Here we study the composition of a shampoo intended for white hairs.

White coat Shampoo

Aqua

Dilution

None

Ceteareth-60 myristyl glycol

Cleansing surfactant

It is a PEG.
PEGs are extremely polluting and contaminate the environment in a sustainable manner. They also contain many toxic impurities including heavy metals, ethylene oxide, etc. Besides, they promote the absorption capacities of the skin, including therefore that of the toxic products they contain. These impurities are recognized as carcinogenic and in particular responsible for breast cancer.

Coco betaine

Foaming agent

In 2004, the American Contact Dermatitis Society declared CAPB the “Allergen of the Year.”
Since then, a 2012 scientific review of studies found that it’s not the CAPB itself that causes an allergic reaction, but two impurities that are produced in the manufacturing process.
The two irritants are aminoamide (AA) and 3-dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA). In multiple studies, when people were exposed to CAPB that did not contain these two impurities, they did not have an allergic reaction. Higher grades of CAPB that have been purified don’t contain AA and DMAPA and don’t cause allergic sensitivities.

Peg40 hydrogenated castor oil

It is a surfactant that also acts as an emulsifier, conditioner or moisturizer for the skin.

PEGs are extremely polluting and contaminate the environment in a sustainable manner. They also contain many toxic impurities including heavy metals, ethylene oxide, etc. Besides, they promote the absorption capacities of the skin, including therefore that of the toxic products they contain. These impurities are recognized as carcinogenic and in particular responsible for breast cancer.

Sodium cocoyl glutamate

Surfactant

It is considered as a soft surfactant but like any other surfactant it can cause irritations.

Potassium cocoyl rice amino acids

Skin conditioning agents—emollient; skin conditioning agents—misc; surfactants—emulsifying agents; surfactants—foam boosters

In the current state of science, it seems safe if the proportions are respected (for humans because no proportion is imposed for dog products)

Lauryl glucoside

Surfactant

It is considered as a soft surfactant but like any other surfactant it can cause irritations.

Linoleic acid

Moisturizer that gives suppleness to the skin. It is anti-inflammatory and therefore is supposed to sooth redness and skin irritation.

Component used in the manufacture of paints and dispersants. Absorbed through skin and respiratory tract. Among the acute effects we note skin irritation.

Diazolidinyl urea

Preservative

This substance is a recognized allergen, with a strong allergenic power. It is also a Formaldehyde liberator.
Hectorne, K.J. et Fransway, A.F., «Diazolidinyl urea: incidence of sensitivity, patterns of cross-reactivity and clinical relevance.» Contact Dermatitis. Vol. 30, p. 16-19. (1994)

Iodopropynyl butylcarbamate

Preservative

It is a very allergenic preservative which releases iodine during its use, which can disturb the functioning of the thyroid with an impact on growth, mood, sexuality, reproduction.

It is authorized by Europe at a rate of 0.02% for rinse-off products, 0.01% for leave-in products and 0.0075% for deodorants and antiperspirants. It is found in the composition of certain shampoos for dogs in particular, but this limitation because it does not concern cosmetics for pets.

Hexyl cinnamal (jasmonal h)

Perfume

This product is absorbed through the digestive tract. It causes acute effects such as severe irritation of the skin; possible irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract; if ingested: possible erosion and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the digestive tract; coma, possible kidney damage (severe intoxication)
https://www.csst.qc.ca/en/prevention/reptox/Pages/fiche-complete.aspx?langue=a&no_produit=9910&no_seq=22&incr=0

Limonene

Perfume and solvent

D-Limonene is a moderate irritant to the skin and mild to the eyes. Burning sensation, edema, erythema and itching were reported in a volunteer whose hand was submerged for two hours in d-limonene.
https://www.csst.qc.ca/prevention/reptox/Pages/fiche-complete.aspx?langue=f&no_produit=248898&no_seq=15&incr=0

Linalool

Alcohol naturally present in the perfume used

May cause some skin irritation.