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Doo Gro Triple Strength Anti-Breakage Growth Lotion (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Doo Gro Triple Strength Anti-Breakage Growth Lotion (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 Doo Gro Triple Strength Anti-Breakage Growth Lotion (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Good
RETINAL
Appeared as: RETINAL (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
VITAMIN D2
Appeared as: ERGOCALCIFEROL (VITAMIN D2) (VITAMIN D)

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
SOLVENT VIOLET 13
Appeared as: D&C VIOLET 2 (CI 60725) (CI 60725)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA)
Appeared as: LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) (HENNA)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust

Limited
BEESWAX
Appeared as: BEESWAX (APIS MELLIFERA)

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) (SHEA BUTTER)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

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

Fair

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) EXTRACT (ALOE VERA)

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (NATURAL VITAMIN E) (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
SANGUINARIA CANADENSIS
Appeared as: SANGUINARIA CANADENSIS (BLOOD ROOT) (SOAP BARK)

None
PRUNUS SPECIOSA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS SPECIOSA (CHERRY BARK)

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER
Appeared as: CALENDULA (CALENDULA OFFICINALIS) FLOWER

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL)
Appeared as: EQUISETUM HYEMALE (HORSETAIL) (HORSETAIL PLANT)

Fair
CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OII (SAFFLOWER)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Water (Aqua), Beeswax (Apis Mellifera), Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Lanolin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) (Shea Butter), Ceresin, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Propylene Carbonate, Magnesium Sulfate, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Borate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Extract (Aloe Vera), Sulfur, Menthol, Retinal (Vitamin A), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) (Vitamin D), Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract (Matricaria), Hydrastis Canadensis (Goldenseal), Humulus Lupulus (Hops), Sanguinaria Canadensis (Blood Root) (Soap Bark), Prunus Speciosa (Cherry Bark), Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower, Lawsonia Inermis (Henna) (Henna), Equisetum Hyemale (Horsetail) (Horsetail Plant), Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OiI (Safflower), Fragrance (Parfum), D&C Violet 2 (CI 60725) (CI 60725)

Directions from packaging:

Shake well before using. Use daily or as often as needed. Apply to palm of hand and massage through hair. Using a wide tooth comb gently comb hair. Do not rinse. Style as usual. For best results, use the entire family of Doo Gro products.

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