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Grown Alchemist Body Cleansing Bar

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Body Cleansing Bar 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 Body Cleansing Bar 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)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA PEEL OIL DISTILLED (LIME)

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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

• 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)

Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM BERGAMIA (BERGAMOT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS BERGAMIA PEEL OIL EXPRESSED (BERGAMOT)

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

Limited
PELAGONIUM GRAVEOLENS OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) LEAF OIL

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (SUSTAINABLY CERTIFIED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE
Appeared as: TETRASODIUM ETIDRONIC ACID

• Use restrictions (moderate)

None
SODIUM PALMATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PALMATE (SUSTAINABLY CERTIFIED PLANT) OIL

None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PALM KERNELATE (SUSTAINABLY CERTIFIED PLANT) OIL

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: SODIUM CHLORIDE (SALT)

None
PALM ACID
Appeared as: PALM ACID (SUSTAINABLY CERTIFIED PLANT) OIL

Limited
POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) OIL
Appeared as: POGOSTEMON CABLIN (PATCHOULI) LEAF OIL

Limited

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

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

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

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Sodium Palmate (Sustainably Certified Plant Oil), Sodium Palm Kernelate (Sustainably Certified Plant Oil), Aqua (Purified Water), Glycerin (Sustainably Certified), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Sodium Chloride (Salt), Palm Acid (Sustainably Certified Plant Oil), Citrus Bergamia Peel (Bergamot) Oil Expressed, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Leaf Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower (Ylang Ylang) Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Oil Distilled, Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Leaf Oil, Myroxylon Balsamum (Peru) Balsam Oil, Citrus Sinensis (Sweet Orange) Peel Oil Expressed, Tetrasodium, Etidronic Acid, Benzyl Benzoate (Plant), Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply directly onto wet skin and massage into a rich lather whilst under the shower or during a relaxing bath. Rinse skin thoroughly, dry and apply the most suitable Grown Alchemist hydrating body cream or body treatment oil.

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