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Grown Alchemist Anti-Frizz - Conditioner 0.5

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Anti-Frizz - Conditioner 0.5 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 Anti-Frizz - Conditioner 0.5 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 HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN) 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)

Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE (PLANT)

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

Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE (PLANT)

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

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (PLANT)

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

Limited

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
SODIUM LACTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM LACTATE [PLANT] (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (high)

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) OIL
Appeared as: SESAMUM INDICUM (SEAME) SEED OIL

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

None
STARCH HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Appeared as: STARCH HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE [PLANT] (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYTATE (PLANT)

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

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF (ALOE VERA) EXTRACT

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Robust

Limited

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

None
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL
Appeared as: CRAMBE ABYSSINICA (ABYSSINIAN) SEED OIL

Limited
PENTACLETHRA MACROLOBA (PRACAXI) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PENTACLETHARA MACROLOBA OIL (PRACAXI)

None
HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA
Appeared as: HYDROLYZED ADANSONIA DIGITATA SEED PROTEIN (BAOBAB)

Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ZINGIBER OFFICINALIS (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

Fair
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT

Fair
ASPARTIC ACID
Appeared as: ASPARTIC ACID (AMINO)

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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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), Cetyl Alcohol (Plant), Sesamum Indicum (Seame) Seed Oil, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (Plant), Cetearyl Alcohol (Plant), Behentrimonium Chloride (Plant), Starch Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride [Plant], Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (Plant), Sodium Phytate (Plant), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf (Aloe Vera) Extract, Urea, Sodium Lactate [Plant], Lactic Acid (Plant), Sodium Chloride, Glycerin (Plant), Levulinic Acid, p-Anisic Acid (Plant),Glycerin (Plant), Crambe Abyssinica (Abyssinian) Seed Oil, Pentaclethara Macroloba (Pracaxi) Oil (Plant), Hydrolyzed Adansonia DIgitata (Baobab) Seed Protein, Zingiber Officinalis (Ginger) Root Extract, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Aspartic (Amino) Acid (Plant), Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Oil, Citrus Reticulata (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Citronellol (Plant), Geraniol (Plant), Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply to wet, clean hair and massage lightly into hair, particularly on hair ends. For treated or dry hair, leave in for 1-2 minutes for maximum penetration into the hair shaft. Gently rinse hair and repeat when required.

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