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Organic Root Stimulator Hair Fertilizer (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Organic Root Stimulator Hair Fertilizer (2016 formulation) product label collected on July 03, 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 Organic Root Stimulator Hair Fertilizer (2016 formulation) is 8.

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Data last updated: July 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: PARFUM (FRAGRANCE)

• 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 (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
CINNAMYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CINNAMIC ALCOHOL

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: D-LIMONENE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER)

Fair

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited
COLA NITIDA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLA NITIDA (KOLA NUT) EXTRACT

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water), Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate, Petrolatum, Isopropyl Myristate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Phenyl Trimethicone, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Cola Nitida (Kola Nut) Extract, Panthenol, Cholesterol, Propylene Glycol, Diazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, DMDM Hydantoin, Triethanolamine, Carbomer, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Parfum (Fragrance), Benzyl Salicylate, Cinnamic Alcohol, Citronellol, Coumarin, Eugenol, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, D-Limonene, Linalool, Caramel.

Directions from packaging:

Use daily, or as often as needed. Apply a small amount directly to the scalp and massage gently. Comb through for even distribution from roots to ends, for best results, use with shampoo and hair mayonnaise.

Warnings from packaging:

To avoid skin irritation, loss of hair and/or allergic reaction, follow directions carefully. In case of adverse reaction, discontinue use and consult a physician. Do not use on irritated/inflamed skin or on recently chemically treated hair. Do not use four days before or seven days after all chemical services. Not recommended for children under age 12. Avoid contact with eyes. If eye contact occurs, rinse with water. If eye irritation persists, contact a physician. For external use only. If ingested, consult a physician. Keep out of reach of children.

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