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Ginseng Miracle Wonder 8 Oil Hair & Body Mist Original (2014 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Ginseng Miracle Wonder 8 Oil Hair & Body Mist Original (2014 formulation) product label collected on November 11, 2014 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 Ginseng Miracle Wonder 8 Oil Hair & Body Mist Original (2014 formulation) is 9.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

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
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair
EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS (CLOVE)
Appeared as: EUGENIA CARYOPHYLLUS FLOWER EXTRACT (CLOVE)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Limited

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

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS SEED OIL (JOJOBA)

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

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

Limited
ALEURITES MOLUCCANA (KUKUI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: ALERUITES MOLUCCANA SEED OIL (KUKUI NUT)

Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL
Appeared as: OENOTHERA BIENNIS OIL (EVENING PRIMROSE)

Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
Appeared as: PERSEA GRATISSIMA OIL (AVOCADO)

Fair
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL
Appeared as: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL (COCONUT)

Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL
Appeared as: TRITICUM VULGARE GERM OIL (WHEAT)

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

Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE
Appeared as: ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE GIN GRO HERBAL COMPLEX

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: (PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA EXTRACT (LICORICE)

Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COIX LACRYMA-JOBI SEED EXTRACT (JOB'S TEARS))

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) WOOD EXTRACT
Appeared as: JUNIPERNUS VIRGINIANA WOOD EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
HYACINTHUS ORIENTALIS (HYACINTH) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYACINTHUS ORIENTALIS LEAF EXTRACT (HYACINTH)

Limited
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT (BALM MINT)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

None
MATRICARIA RECUTITA (GERMAN CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA EXTRACT (MATRICARIA)

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Gin Gro Oil Complex, (Paraffinum Liquidum, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba), Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Oil, Aleruites Moluccana Seed Oil (Kukui Nut), Oenothera Biennis Oil (Evening Primrose), Persea Gratissima Oil (Avocado), Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut), Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil (Wheat), Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil (Safflower)), Isopropyl Myristate Gin Gro Herbal Complex, (Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Angelica Archangelica Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra Extract (Licorice), Coix Lacryma-Jobi Seed Extract (Job's Tears)), Junipernus Virginiana Wood Extract, Hyacinthus Orientalis Leaf Extract (Hyacinth), Eugenia Caryophyllus Flower Extract (Clove), Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract (Balm Mint), Chamomilla Recutita Extract (Matricaria), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Linolenic Acid, Capsicum Annuum Resin, Fragrance, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Phenoxyethanol

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