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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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dermalogica special clearing booster acne treatment (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed dermalogica special clearing booster acne treatment (2013 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 special clearing booster acne treatment (2013 formulation) is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
ZINC SULFATEOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE
BENZOPHENONE 4
Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
BENZOYL PEROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SHINANOKI EKISU
TILIA CORDATA (FLOWER EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: None
CENTAUREA CYANUS (CORNFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS)
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
ARCTIUM LAPPA (ROOT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) (SAGE LEAF EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
LEMON EKISU
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON FRUIT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: None
HEDERA HELIX (IVY) LEAF/STEM EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS (SOAPWORT)
SAPONARIA OFFICINALIS (SOAPWART) (LEAF/ROOT EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ALLYL METHACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (FLOWER EXTRACT)
None Identified
Data: Limited
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (ST. JOHN'S WORT) EXTRACT
HYPERICUM PERFORATUM (FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT)
Cancer
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) (TEA TREE LEAF OIL)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) (FLOWER EXTRACT)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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