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Grown Alchemist Age-Repair Serum

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Age-Repair Serum 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 Age-Repair Serum is 3.

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 MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXIDE (NATURAL POLYSACCHARIDE COMPLEX)

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

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXYETHANOL (NATURAL PEPTIDE; POLYSACCHARIDE COMPLEX)

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

Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL
Appeared as: PHENOXYETHANOL (NATURAL PEPTIDE COMPLEX)

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

Limited

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

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (NATURAL)

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Good

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)

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

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL
Appeared as: CAPRYLYL GLYCOL (NATURAL PEPTIDE COMPLEX)

None
PSEUDOALTEROMONAS FERMENT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PSEUDOALTERAMONAS EXOPOLYSACCHARIDES (NATURAL POLYSACCHARIDE COMPLEX)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None
SORBITAN OLIVATE
Appeared as: SORBITAN OLIVATE (NATURAL)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

None

Limited
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEIN

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)

None

Limited

Fair

Fair

Limited

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair
XANTHAN GUM
Appeared as: XANTHAN GUM (POLYSACCHARIDE)

Limited

Limited
CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA (CAMPHOR) OIL
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM CAMPHORA LINALOOLIFERUM (HO LEAF) LEAF OIL

Limited

Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL
Appeared as: HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA-BUCKTHORN) FRUIT OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purified Water), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Aqua (and) Acetyl Octapeptide-3 (and) Caprylyl Glycol (Natural Peptide Complex), Pseudoalteramonas Exopolysaccharides (Natural Polysaccharide Complex), Aqua (and) Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract (and) Salicylic Acid (and) Sodium Hydroxide (Natural Polysaccharide Complex), Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate (Natural), Cetyl Alcohol (Plant), Aqua (and) Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract (and) Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (and) Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (and) Tripeptide-10 Citrulline (and) Tripeptide-1 (and) Lecithin (and) Xanthan Gum (and) Carbomer (and) Triethanolamine (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol (Natural Peptide and Polysaccharide Complex), Aqua (and) Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract (and) Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (and) Hydrolyzed Soy Protein (and) Tripeptide-10 Citrulline (and) Tripeptide-1 (and) Lecithin (and) Xanthan Gum (and) Carbomer (and) Triethanolamine (and) Caprylyl Glycol (and) Phenoxyethanol (Natural Peptide Complex), Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Sodium Dehydroacetate (Organic Listed), Xanthan Gum (Polysaccharide), Lactic Acid (Natural), Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Cinnamomum Camphora Linalooliferum (Ho Leaf) Leaf Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea-Buckthorn) Fruit Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Flower Oil, Limonene (Plant), Linalool (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply after the application of Detox Antioxidant +3 Complex and facial oils. Massage a small amount of serum gently into facial skin.

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