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Pantene

Procter & Gamble ( P&G)

our verdict

This brand is not cruelty free. Many ingredients used are questionable. zoobop suggests using clean, green, cruelty free alternatives which are good for you and the planet. .

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Pantene is not clean.
Criteria

synthetic free

naturally derived

organic certified

Ingredients used in products can be toxic to humans. Please tap the icons for more details under each criteriato understand why.

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Hazard index: according to global standards. Please tap the ingredients to know more

7-10

potential human toxins.

3-6

moderate human toxins.

1-2

low or no human toxins

  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

synthetic free

Some products contain Fragrance~, Colour~, Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Octinoxate, DMDM Hydantoin, Lilial, M.I.T, Isobutane, S.L.S, S.L.E.S, M.C.I, T.E.A, M.E.A, P.E.Gs~, PPGs~, Benzyl Salicylate~, Alcohol Denat, P.G, C.A.P.B~, Benzyl Benzoate~, Cinnamal, Carbomer, Tocopherol, Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, EDTA

~can be natural/ synthetic derived

naturally derived

Some products contain Petrolatum, Fragrance~, Colour~, P.E.Gs~, PPGs~, Benzyl Salicylate~, Mineral Oils, Mica*, Palm Oil Derivatives*, C.A.P.B~, Benzyl Benzoate~, Linalool, Limonene

~can be natural/ synthetic derived
*Sustainable & ethical source.
Parent brand is part of RSPO for sustainable palm oil & claims to use only responsible mica suppliers
To know about more mica and how it can be unethically sourced, watch this post, https://www.zoobop.com/post-detail.aspx?id=4

organic certified

Pantene is not green.
Criteria

earth safe

recycle material

Ingredients used in products are eco pollutants.Brand's recycling policies are poor and not green. Please tap the icons for more details under each criteriato understand why.

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  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

earth safe

Though Parent brand claims to be a responsible sourcer, the ingredients used in products are not earth friendly.
Some products contain Parabens, Petrolatum, Formaldehyde Releasers, Octinoxate, Palm Oil Derivatives*, Mineral Oils, S.L.S, S.L.E.S, Dioxane, P.E.Gs, VP Copolymer, Acrylates Copolymer**

It should be noted that, Hair Spray in aerosol cans have propellants containing hydrocarbons which contribute to global warming.
CFC-free aerosols too emit the volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which affect the ozone and the environment.

*sustainable source/ Parent brand part of RSPO
To know more about Palm Oil & its impact on forests wildlife & the environment, check this post https://www.zoobop.com/post-detail1.aspx

Petrolatum is bad for the planet & you, brands using this ingredient need to use a conscious alternate.
To understand why Petrolatum should be avoided as an ingredient check this post https://www.zoobop.com/post-detail.aspx?id=6

**not clear if this is water soluble or a micro plastic, we have asked the brand for clarity

recycle material

Brand mostly use plastic for their packaging.
We have asked them for further clarity on their recycling policies and PCR content.

Parent Brand has announced participation with Terracycle™ – in some countries to collect and recycle their waste.
However, this is not being done globally where the brand is available.
In developing and third world countries all waste & plastic ends up in landfills.

It should be noted that, Propellants in aerosol cans are highly flammable and can cause explosions and start fires.
Empty aerosol cans are considered as hazardous waste in the USA and many countries.

Pantene is not cruelty free.
Criteria

cruelty free

100% vegan

This brand tests on animals when required by law. By testing on animals, brand can no longer be considered vegan friendly.

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  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

cruelty free

On PETA list of brands to avoid
Brand tests on animals when required by law.

It should be noted that their Parent Brand too test on animals when required by Law.

100% vegan

By testing on animals brand can no longer be considered vegan friendly*.
Some products contain Silk Extracts, Cetyl Alcohol~, Lactic Acid~, Panthenol~, Glycerin~ , P.E.G 2~, P.E.G 7~, P.E.G 10~, P.E.G 12~, P.E.G 16~, P.E.G 25~, P.E.G 40~, P.E.G 60~, P.E.G 100~, P.E.G 200~

~can be plant/ animal/ synthetic derived
*zoobop does not acknowledge brands that test on animals and claim to be vegan. As the entire principle of veganism is based on kindness.

Pantene is honest.
Criteria

honesty

Brand has transparent labelling. Complete ingredients used are mentioned on product label / their website.

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  • NO
  • YES
  • UNCLEAR
  • NOT ALL

honesty

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