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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Dermalogica Special Clearing Booster (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Dermalogica Special Clearing Booster (2010 formulation) 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 Dermalogica Special Clearing Booster (2010 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE)Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-8Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE-4
Enhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZOYL PEROXIDE
(Active Ingredient)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK)None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) INFUSIONNone Identified
Data: Limited
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWERNone Identified
Data: Limited
HEDERA HELIX (IVY)None Identified
Data: Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT)
HYPERICUM PERFOATUM
None Identified
Data: Fair
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE)
SAGE LEMON
None Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS (SOAPWORT)None Identified
Data: Limited
TILIA (LINDEN)None Identified
Data: None
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS)None Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD)None Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer