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

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EWG scientists reviewed dermalogica daily microfoliant 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 daily microfoliant is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
LIMONENEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACIDEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PAPAINAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PCAEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN
ORYZA SATIVA BRAN (RICE)
Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) STARCH
ORYZA SATIVA STARCH (RICE)
Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEINAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CYCLODEXTRINMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATEUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL GLUTAMATENone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLYL METHACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GINKGO BILOBANone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA ROOT EXTRACT (LICORICE)
None Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURYL SULFOSUCCINATENone Identified
Data: None
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
COLLOIDAL OATMEALInnocuous
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