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Jhirmack Shampoo
Review: Rating 1.9/10

Rated A Mildly Toxic Hair Care Product in
the Shampoo Category in the 2006
Natural Hair Care Product Review



Cancer Proven
Cancer
Link
Reproductive Toxins
Safety Violation
Penetration Agent
Untested Chemicals
Harmful
Toxins
Animal Tested
Fragrance/
Allergen
Propylene Glycol
Sodium Lauryl
Sulfate
Misleading
Advertising




Introduction

Jhirmack Shampoo is a mildly toxic hair care product. This product's official name is Jhirmack Moisturizing Shampoo .


Positives?

There is little positive about this product according to the ingredient label. The Jhirmack Moisturizing Shampoo does not meet any natural ingredient parameter.

In fact, if you were to inject these chemicals individually into someone else's bloodstream you would be thrown in prison. I do not say this lightly, as there are penetration agents, LECITHIN and SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE in this product that enables it to pass into your bloodstream unhindered.


Tested on Animals?

It is not certified organic and it contains synthetic chemicals that have been tested on animals. Jhirmack outsource's animal testers so as not to get their hands dirty. The fact that it is not certified organic - obviously - means that there is a possibility the product contains G.M.O - genetically modified organisms - and pesticides.


Negatives


The Jhirmack Shampoo uses many ingredients that have never been tested for safety according to the C.I.R. - Cosmetic Ingredient Review. The chemicals that are certified by the C.I.R have been tested on animals.


Cancer Linkage

This product contains these highly toxic ingredients, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE which has been linked to cancer in animal tests.


Penetration Enhancers


Also present are penetration enhancers: LECITHIN, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE. These agents work to infiltrate the skin membrane - i.e. penetration enhancer - and in doing so may increase exposures to carcinogens.


Untested Chemicals


Jhirmack Moisturizing Shampoo contains chemicals that have not been assessed for safety in cosmetic formulas by the C.I.R.

These chemicals are: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycol Stearate; Glycol Distearate.


Fragrance

Of concern is the vaguely termed, FRAGRANCE. This is an unspecified mixture of potentially hundreds of chemicals commonly used throughout the industry. Some problems caused by these chemicals are headaches, dizziness, rash, violent coughing, vomiting and skin irritation.


Parabens


Aussie Mega Shampoo also contains PARABENS: methylparaben and propylparaben, chemicals that have been recently linked to breast cancer in women. This study was reported by the BBC Sunday 11 January 2004. Methylparaben
also doubles as a Xenoestrogen, mimicking the sex hormone estrogen.


Recommendation


My advice is this. Don't fall for these fake "natural looking" products.
Stay away from Jhirmack Moisturizing Shampoo. If you use it now I strongly urge you to throw it in the trash.

Don't fill the coffers of a company that KNOWINGLY uses toxic ingredients in their so called skin care products. Vote with your wallet and maybe Jhirmack in time will learn not to put their customer's health at risk.

Certified Organic Alternative Shampoo

If you are someone who likes the peace of mind that your natural skin care products are certified organic I would refer you to the top rating herbal shampoo.


Voice Your Opinion!

If you have an opinion or experience with Jhirmack Shampoo please click on the feedback link. I will include your comments in the NSA Insider Forum.


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In Detail

Natural Ingredient Parameter Rating: (+) 0.0
for Jhirmack Shampoo Rated by Natural Hair Care Product Review.

Certified Organic
Jhirmack products are not certified organic by any credible third party body. 0.0
100% Natural Ingredients
No. Jhirmack Shampoo is not composed of all natural ingredients. See ingredient box below. 0.0
No Synthetic Chemicals
Negative. 0.0
No Animal Testing
Negative. 0.0
No Pesticides
Negative. 0.0
No G.M.O
Negative. 0.0
Cold Formulated
Negative. 0.0
Charitable Company
No. 0.0
Total Score 0.0

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Toxic Ingredient Rating: (-) 2.9
for Jhirmack Shampoo rated by Natural Hair Care Product Review.

Cancer: Proven Link
None 0.0
Cancer: Possible Link
Yes, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. 0.7
Reproductive Toxins
None 0.0
Safety Violation
None 0.0
Penetration Agents
Yes, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE, DISODIUM EDTA 0.5
Untested Chemicals
Yes, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycol Stearate; Glycol Distearate 0.5
Harmful Toxins
Yes, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE. 0.5
Animal Tested
Yes 0.3
Propylene Glycol
No 0.0
Sodium Lauryl
Sulfate
Yes 0.2
Fragrance
Yes 0.2
Misleading Advertising
No 0.0
Total Score 2.9

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Directions For Use:
Jhirmack Shampoo
Score
Work into lather, rinse and repeat if necessary.
Default
Natural
Toxic
Total
5.0
0.0+
2.9 -
2.1

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Ingredients As Listed on Package
Jhirmack Shampoo
Water; Sodium Laureth Sulfate (See SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE); Cocoamphodiacetate; Glycol Stearate; Glycol Distearate; Hydrolyzed Collagen; TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (Vitamin E); Panthenol (Provitamin B5); Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride; Soybean Oil; LECITHIN; Sesame Oil; Corn Oil; Citric Acid; Sodium Chloride; FRAGRANCE; MethylPARABEN; PropylPARABEN; Methylchloroisothiazolinone; Methylisothiazolinone; D&C Orange No. 4; D&C Red No. 28 .

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