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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2007

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Glycolix Elite Facial Toner (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Glycolix Elite Facial Toner (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 Glycolix Elite Facial Toner (2010 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
SODIUM HYDROXYMETHYLGLYCINATE (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)
SODIUM HYDROXMETHYLGLYCINATE
Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5
FD&CYELLOW NO.5
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1
FD&C BLUE NO. 1
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACTOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL)None Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONE
COENZYME Q10
None Identified
Data: Fair
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) EXTRACTEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
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