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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Murad Time Release Acne Cleanser

EWG scientists reviewed Murad Time Release Acne Cleanser 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 Murad Time Release Acne Cleanser is 5.
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
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
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATEData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-4Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-150 DISTEARATEData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYL GALLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SILVER CITRATEEcotoxicology, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLATE-13Use restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESIN
CHORPHENESIN
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
SALIX ALBA (WILLOW BARK) EXTRACT (WILLOW)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
RETINALEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MENTHOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
POLYISOBUTENEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CHITOSANNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYLAURYL/HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE
BETAINE (SUGAR BEET)
None Identified
Data: None
ARGANIA SPINOSA KERNEL EXTRACT
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
SERENOA SERRULATA FRUIT EXTRACT
SERENOA SERRULATA (SAW PALMETTO) FRUIT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) EXTRACT
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED EXTRACT (SESAME)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA (BLACK COHOSH) ROOT EXTRACT
CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CORN STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALANINENone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINENone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
THREONINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE
ARGININE HCL
None Identified
Data: Fair
LYSINENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUTAMIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone 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