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Doo Gro Mega Thick Growth hair Oil

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Doo Gro Mega Thick Growth hair Oil product label collected on January 16, 2020 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 Mega Thick Growth hair Oil is 8.

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Data last updated: January 2020

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
  • 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
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM

• 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: MELALUECA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF 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
D&C YELLOW NO. 11 (CI 47000)
Appeared as: YELLOW 11/ CI 47000

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Robust
BHA

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair
D&C RED NO. 17 (CI 26100)
Appeared as: RED 17/C1 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

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

Fair
BHT

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited

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

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Fair

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

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

Limited

Fair

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

Limited
HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited
QUILLAJA SAPONARIA (SOAPBARK) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT

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

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:

GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL, METHYL SOYATE, TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL, LIMANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER EXTRACT, MELALUECA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL, ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL, CARTHAMUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) SEED OIL, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, RETINYL PALMITATE, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT, HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDEN SEAL) EXTRACT, LAWSONIA INERMIS (HENNA) EXTRACT, HUMULUS LUPULUS (HOPS) FLOWER EXTRACT, EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT, QUILLAJA SAPONARIA BARK EXTRACT, CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT, BHA, BHT, FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, BENZYL BENZOATE, BENZYL SALICYLATE, CITRAL, EUGENOL, HEXYL CINNAMAL, LIMONENE. GREEN 6/ CI 61565, YELLOW 11/ CI 47000, RED 17/C1 26100.

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