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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
November 2016

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EWG scientists reviewed ORS Hair Fertilizer 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 ORS Hair Fertilizer is 8.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE
PARFUM
Miscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LILIAL
BUTYLPHENYL METHYPROPIONAL
Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
BENZYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CINNAMYL ALCOHOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
GERANIOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDROXYCITRONELLALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LYRAL
HYDROXYISOHEXYL 3-CYCLOHEXENE CARBOXALDEHYDE
Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
EUGENOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COUMARINUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Miscellaneous
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
LIMONENEUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
CITRONELLOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HEXYL CINNAMALUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LINALOOLUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PETROLATUMOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL
RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL
Enhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
URTICA DIOTICA (NETTLE) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLA NITIDA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
COLA NITIDA (KOLA NUT) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CETEARYL SULFATEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OILNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARAMELNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CAPSICUM ANNUUM (PAPRIKA) EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER
AQUA
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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