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Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Cream product label collected on June 27, 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 Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Cream is 2.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: BENZYL ALCOHOL (ORGANIC LISTED)

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

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited
DIMETHICONE
Appeared as: DIMETHICONE (MINERAL)

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN) PEEL OIL

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS (SWEET ALMOND) DULCIS OIL

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN OLIVATE (PLANT)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (POLYSACCHARIDE)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (PLANT)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

None
CITRUS SINENSIS PEEL OIL EXPRESSED
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS PEEL OIL EXPRESSED (SWEET ORANGE)

Robust
SUCROSE
Appeared as: SUCROSE (PLANT)

Limited
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: DAUCUS CAROTA (CARROT) SATIVA ROOT EXTRACT

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN (PLANT)

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

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE
Appeared as: SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE (ORGANIC LISTED)

• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
LINALOOL
Appeared as: LINALOOL (PLANT)

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

Good
LIMONENE
Appeared as: LIMONENE (PLANT)

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

Fair
CITRAL
Appeared as: CITRAL (PLANT)

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

Fair
GERANIOL
Appeared as: GERANIOL (PLANT)

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

Fair
CITRONELLOL
Appeared as: CITRONELLOL (PLANT)

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

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:

Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract, Aqua (Purified Water), Prunus Amygdalus (Sweet Almond) Dulcis Oil, Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate (Plant), Cetyl Alcohol (Plant), Glycerin (Plant), Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, Dimethicone (Mineral), Benzyl Alcohol (Organic Listed), Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide), Lactic Acid (Plant), Tocopherol (Plant), Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil Expressed, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Sucrose (Plant), Daucus Carota (Carrot) Sativa Root Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Salix Alba (White Willow) Bark Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (Plant), Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Oil, Sodium Dehydroacetate (Organic Listed), Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant), Citral (Plant), Geraniol (Plant), Citronellol (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply with smooth, upward and outward motions, working from the centre of the face, neck and d colletage. Gently press in to enhance absorption and hydration. Suitable for all skin types.

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