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Doo Gro Mega Thick Growth Oil (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Doo Gro Mega Thick Growth Oil (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 02, 2016 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 Mega Thick Growth Oil (2016 formulation) is 6.

Data last updated: July 2016

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
  • Miscellaneous
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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)

Fair
BHA

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

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
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
Appeared as: SOYBEAN (GLYCINE SOJA) OIL

Limited
METHYL SOYATE
Appeared as: SOY METHYL ESTER

Limited

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT
Appeared as: OAT EXTRACT

Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL PROTEIN
Appeared as: OAT PROTEIN

Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: MEADOWFOAM SEED OIL

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

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: TEA TREE (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

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

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) EXTRACT
Appeared as: GOLDENSEED EXTRACT

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HOPS EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

None

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

Limited
LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HENNA EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
EQUISETUM ARVENSE
Appeared as: HORSETAIL EXTRACT

Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL
Appeared as: SAFFLOWER (CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS) OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Soybean (Glycine Soja) Oil, Soy Methyl Ester, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Oat Extract, Oat Protein, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Shea Butter (Butyrospermum Parkii) Extract, Fragrance, Propylparaben, BHA, Tea Tree (Melaleuca Alternifolia) Oil, Retinal (Vitamin A), Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2) (Vitamin D), Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E) (Vitamin E), Chamomila Recuita (Matricaria) Extract, Goldenseed Extract, Hops Extract, Soap Bark Extract, Cherry Bark Extract, Calendula (Calendula Officinalis) Flower Extract, Henna Extract, Horsetail Extract, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil

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