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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Dermalogica Tri-Active Cleanser (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Dermalogica Tri-Active Cleanser (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 Tri-Active Cleanser (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LACTATECancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-4Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LACTAMIDE MEAUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CANANGA ODORATA (YLANG YLANG) OIL
CANANGA ODORATA FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions The product manufacturer has listed potassium hydroxide on the product label or has informed Skin Deep's research team that it is used to make the product. In a properly manufactured soap, this common raw ingredient completely reacts with oils; none remains in the product. Therefore, the hazards associated with potassium hydroxide are not considered relevant for this product.
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHOXYDIGLYCOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL GUAROrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MORUS ALBA (WHITE MULBERRY) ROOT EXTRACT
MORUS ALBA ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATENone Identified
Data: None
FERULA FOETIDA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
BENZYL PCANone Identified
Data: None
INULIN LAURYL CARBAMATENone Identified
Data: None
PHYTIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)
[product of potassium hydroxide and BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)]
None Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SAPONIFIED SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL
[product of potassium hydroxide and SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL]
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced 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