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Farm Grain Organic Enzyme Shampoo

EWG scientists reviewed the Farm Grain Organic Enzyme Shampoo product label collected on July 14, 2017 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. Farm Grain Organic Enzyme Shampoo is EWG VERIFIED™.

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Data last updated: July 2017

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Miscellaneous
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY)
Appeared as: SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE LEAF EXTRACT

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/HORDEUM VULGARE SEED FERMENT FILTRATE

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: PALM KERNEL/COCO GLUCOSIDE

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/ COIX LACRYMA-JOBI MA-YUEN SEED FERMENT FILTRATE

None
LACTOBACILLUS/ SOYBEAN FERMENT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LACTOBACILLUS/GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) FERMENT FILTRATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

Limited

Limited
EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS (EYEBRIGHT) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EUPHRASIA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT

Limited
ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS (LADY'S MANTLE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT

Fair
MELISSA OFFICINALIS (LEMON BALM) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: MELISSA OFFICINALIS LEAF EXTRACT

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None

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

None

Limited

Limited

Limited
SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS (BAIKAL SKULLCAP) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA (MOUTAN) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PAEONIA SUFFRUTICOSA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
VINEGAR
Appeared as: BROWN RICE VINEGAR

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Robust

Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE((ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE

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

Limited
AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA (WEST INDIAN ROSEWOOD) BARK OIL
Appeared as: AMYRIS BALSAMIFERA BARK OIL

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA WOOD OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

Fair
ANISALDEHYDE
Appeared as: P-METHOXYBENZALDEHYDE

Use restrictions (meets restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data)

None
BURSERA DELPECHIANA FAGAROIDES WOOD OIL
Appeared as: BURSERA FAGAROIDES WOOD OIL

None
CYPERUS SCARIOSUS ROOT OIL
Appeared as: CYPERUS SCARIOSUS ROOT

Fair

Fair

Limited

Limited
CIS-3-HEXENYL ACETATE
Appeared as: HEXENYL ACETATE)

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:

*Lactobacillus/Hordeum Vulgare Seed Ferment Filtrate, Palm Kernel/Coco Glucoside, *Lactobacillus/ Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed Ferment Filtrate, *Lactobacillus/Glycine Soja (Soybean) Ferment Filtrate, *Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, *Euphrasia Officinalis Extract, *Alchemilla Vulgaris Leaf Extract, *Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, *Artemisia Annua Extract, *Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, *Symphytum Officinale Leaf Extract, *Helichrysum Arenarium Extract, *Azadirachta Indica Leaf Extract, *Dioscorea Opposita (Wild Yam) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Brown Rice Vinegar, Citric Acid, Sodium Chloride, **Fragrance((Isopropyl Myristate, Amyris Balsamifera Bark Oil, Linalyl Acetate, Citronellol, Juniperus Virginiana Wood Oil, Phenylethyl Alcohol, Cananga Odorata Flower Oil, p-Methoxybenzaldehyde, Bursera Fagaroides Wood Oil, Cyperus Scariosus Root, Benzyl Acetate, Decanal, Coumarin, Geranyl Acetate, Hexenyl Acetate)

Directions from packaging:

Wet your scalp and hair with tepid water and massage them softly with a suitable amount of shampoo. Rinse your hair and scalp with tepid water.

Warnings from packaging:

1. Please go to see a doctor immediately if you have any of the symptoms such as red spots, tumefaction, itching, or any similar side effects caused by direct sunlight after using this product. 2. Do not use it on the damaged or wounded part of your body. 3. Wash your eyes up immediately if any amount of the product gets contacted in your eyes. 4. Be aware that the product might cause hair loss or bleaching unless you wash it up with water after using. [Caution] 1. Keep away from children. 2. No direct sunlight

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