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Bronner Brothers Tropical Roots Stimulating Growth Oil for All Natural Hair Styles

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Bronner Brothers Tropical Roots Stimulating Growth Oil for All Natural Hair Styles product label collected on February 25, 2019 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 Bronner Brothers Tropical Roots Stimulating Growth Oil for All Natural Hair Styles is 10.

Data last updated: February 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is 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
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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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)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

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

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

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

Fair
VITAMIN D3
Appeared as: CHOLECALIFEROL

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (high)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS GLOBULES (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

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

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
CAMELINA SATIVA (GOLD OF PLEASURE) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELINA SATIVA (CAMELINA) SEED OIL

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT

Limited

Fair

Limited
HYSSOPUS OFFICINALIS (HYSSOP)
Appeared as: HYSSOPUS OFFICINALIS (HYSSOP) LEAF POWDER

Fair
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM
Appeared as: TRITICUM VULGARE GERM

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

CANOLA OIL, ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, EUCALYPTUS GLOBULES (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL, PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) OIL, CAMELINA SATIVA (CAMELINA) SEED OIL, COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL, MALALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) OIL, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (YARROW) FLOWER EXTRACT, RUMEX ACETOSELLA (SHEEP SORREL) EXTRACT, ULMUS FULVA (SLIPPERY ELM) BARK, SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) EXTRACT, LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT, SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACT, ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT, PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT, JUGLANS NIGRA (BLACK WALNUT) LEAF EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT, MEDICAGO SATIVA (ALFALFA) LEAF POWDER, HYSSOPUS OFFICINALIS (HYSSOP) LEAF POWDER, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM, PANAX GINSENG EXTRACT, RETINYL PALMITATE, CHOLECALIFEROL, CYCLOTETRASILOXANE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, AND FRAGRANCE.

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