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DOO GRO Hair Vitalizer Tripple Strength (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DOO GRO Hair Vitalizer Tripple Strength (2016 formulation) product label collected on November 01, 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 Hair Vitalizer Tripple Strength (2016 formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: November 2016

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

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

Fair

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

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFM

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

Fair
VITAMIN D2
Appeared as: ERGOCALCIFEROL

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
PETROLATUM
Appeared as: PETRTOLATUM

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Fair
D&C RED NO. 17 (CI 26100)
Appeared as: RED 17/CI 26100

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (P-PHENYLENEDIAMINE)

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TECOPHERYL ACETATE

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

Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)
Appeared as: MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Good
SULFUR
Appeared as: SULFER

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

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
D&C GREEN NO. 6 (CI 61565)
Appeared as: GREEN 6/CI 61565

• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Petrtolatum, Microcrystalline Wax, Paraffin, Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Tecopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ergocalciferol, Sulfer, Menthol, Propylparaben, Fragrance/Parfm, Green 6/Ci 61565, Red 17/CI 26100.

Directions from packaging:

Use daily or as often as needed. Gently massage into hair and scalp. Do not rinse out. Style as usual. For best results, use the family of DOO GRO Products.

Warnings from packaging:

: Hair is flammable. Flammability is increased by products of this time and by product build-up. Washing hair frequently can help avoid product build-up. Keep hair away from sparks, flame, extreme heat or lit tobacco products. When using a pressing comb, follow directions provided with the comb being used. Keep out of reach of children.

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