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Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner 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 Balancing Toner 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 HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE
Appeared as: SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE (VEGETABLE)

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)

Good
LACTIC ACID
Appeared as: LACTIC ACID (NATURAL SOURCE)

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

Limited

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

Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL
Appeared as: PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE ABSOLUTE) FLOWER OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACT

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited

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

Fair

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

Limited
COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: COLA ACUMINATA (KOLA NUT) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

None
ALLANTOIN PANTHENOL
Appeared as: ALLANTOIN PANTHENOL (PRO VITAMIN B5)

Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C)

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purified Water), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract (and) Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber Fruit) Extract (and) Panax Ginseng Root Extract (and) Cola Acuminata (Kola Nut) Extract (and) Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract (and) Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract (and) Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract (and) Chamomilla Recutita (Chamomile) Extract, Glycerin (Vegetable), Allantoin Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C), PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Vegetable), Rosa Damascena (Rose Absolute) Flower Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Oil, Lactic Acid (Natural Source), Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate (Vegetable), Phenoxyethanol, Citral (Vegetable), Geraniol (Vegetable), Citronellol (Vegetable), Linalool (Vegetable)

Directions from packaging:

Following cleansing, apply a few drops onto palms of your hands and press onto face, neck and d colletage avoiding the eye contour. Apply morning and evening and follow with appropriate serum or moisturiser. Alternatively apply generously to a cotton pad, with sweeping movements from the centre of the face, outwards. Gently wipe from forehead to neck and decolletage, avoiding the eye contour.

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