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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid Clarifying Tonic (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid Clarifying Tonic (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 Peter Thomas Roth Glycolic Acid Clarifying Tonic (2010 formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
MICELLIZED VITAMIN ABiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BORATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 1
ALCOHOL DENAT.
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
MICELLIZED VITAMIN ENone Identified
Data: None
METHYL GLUCETH-20None Identified
Data: None
ARGININENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
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