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

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MD Skincare Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed MD Skincare Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel (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 MD Skincare Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel (2010 formulation) is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MALIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL
VITAMIN E
Cancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) SEED EXTRACT
GREEN TEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair


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