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Grown Alchemist Hand Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Grown Alchemist Hand Cream 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 Cream is 2.

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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
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
CITRUS RETICULATA PEEL OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS NOBILIS (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)

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA (ROSEHIP) FRUIT OIL

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

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (PURIFIED WATER)

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (CAMELLIA) SEED OIL

Fair

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (PLANT)

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHEROL
Appeared as: TOCOPHEROL (VITAMIN E)

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

Limited

Limited

Fair
VANILLIN
Appeared as: VANILLIN (PLANT)

Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE
Appeared as: SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE (PLANT)

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE
Appeared as: SODIUM PHYTATE (PLANT)

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

Fair

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Purified Water), Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cetyl Alcohol (Plant), Glycerin (Plant), Glyceryl Stearate (Plant), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Extract, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin) Peel Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) (Plant), Hippophae Rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn Berry) Fruit Oil, Rosa Canina (Rosehip) Fruit Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Vanillin (Plant), Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate (Plant), Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Oil, Sodium Phytate (Plant), Benzyl Alcohol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Linalool (Plant), Limonene (Plant).

Directions from packaging:

Apply to clean skin and gently massage in until absorbed. Excellent for rough skin, cuticles and nails.

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