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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
March 2009

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Walgreens Scar Relief Gel (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Walgreens Scar Relief Gel (2009 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 Walgreens Scar Relief Gel (2009 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHYTONADIONEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACIDData gaps, 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
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE BARBADENSIS GEL
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILE EXTRACT
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALLIUM CEPA (ONION) BULB EXTRACT
ALLIUM CEPA BULB EXTRACT ONION
None Identified
Data: Fair
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL EXTRACT
JUGLANS REGIA SHELL EXTRACT WALNUT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA
DISODIIUM EDTA
Enhanced skin absorption
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