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Limited
Data last updated:
November 2014

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Merlot 3-in-1 Blemish/Acne Treatment

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EWG scientists reviewed Merlot 3-in-1 Blemish/Acne Treatment 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 Merlot 3-in-1 Blemish/Acne Treatment is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
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 ACIDEnhanced 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
CYCLOPENTASILOXANECancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OILUse restrictions
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACANTHOPANAX SENTICOSUS (ELEUTHERO GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT
ACANTHOPANAX SENTICOSUS ROOT EXTRACT (ELEUTHEROL)
None Identified
Data: Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY) LEAF EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEFIFERA (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT (JAPANESE GREEN TEA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT (ROSEMARY)
None Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED
GRAPE SEED MASK
None Identified
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL
VITIS VINIFERA SEED OIL (GRAPE)
None Identified
Data: Fair
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