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Grown Alchemist Hand Wash

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Hand Wash 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 Hand Wash is 3.

Data last updated: June 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS SINENSIS (SWEET ORANGE) PEEL OIL

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
Appeared as: COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE (PLANT)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE (PLANT)

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
SODIUM PCA
Appeared as: SODIUM PCA (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYALURONATE (PLANT)

Limited

Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: COCO-GLUCOSIDE (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
CEDRUS ATLANTICA (ATLAS CEDAR) OIL
Appeared as: CEDRUS ATLANTICA (CEDARWOOD) WOOD OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
GLYCERYL OLEATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL OLEATE (PLANT)

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

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYTATE (PLANT)

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

Fair

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (PLANT)

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Fair

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

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), Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate (Plant), Decyl Glucoside (Plant), Cocamidopropyl Betaine (Plant), Sodium PCA (Plant), Sodium Hyaluronate (Plant), Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Coco-Glucoside (Plant), Cedrus Atlantica (Cedarwood) Wood Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary Sage) Oil, Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Glyceryl Oleate (Plant), Sodium Phytate (Plant), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Plant), Tocopherol (Vitamin E) (Plant), Dehydroacetic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly over your hands, moisten with water, lather and rinse well. To keep hands and cuticles naturally soft and moisturised, we recommend following cleansing with Grown Alchemist Vanilla, Orange Peel or Intensive Hand Creams.

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