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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2007

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Institut DERMed Gly-Sal Purifying Cleanser (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Institut DERMed Gly-Sal Purifying 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 Institut DERMed Gly-Sal Purifying Cleanser (2010 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
GLYCOLIC ACID POLYMERCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: None
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Good
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Good
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-50 SHEA BUTTERContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
JASMINE ABSOLUTE
JASMINE ALCOHOL
Use restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
WHEAT GERM GLYCERIDES
FATTY ACID GLYCERIDES
Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SUCCINIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATER
(DISTILLED)
Innocuous
Data: Robust


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