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Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Pure Hair Oil (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Pure Hair 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 Carol's Daughter Black Vanilla Pure Hair Oil (2016 formulation) is 3.

Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Miscellaneous
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

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

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)

Fair

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

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

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:

Zea Mays (Corn) Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed OiI, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Chamomilla Recuitita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Fragrance

Directions from packaging:

Squeeze a small amount into your hands and rub together. Massage oil into scalp and hair. Hot Oil Treatment: Before using, let the bottle sit in a cup of hot tap water for 3 minutes. Before wetting or shampooing, massage oil thoroughly through scalp and hair, concentrating on damaged areas. Rinse with warm water. Deep Conditioning: Cover head with a towel and leave on hair for 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and shampoo as usual.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out of eyes. Not intended for internal use.

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