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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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La Biosthetique Gentle Peeling Mask (2013 formulation)

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EWG scientists reviewed La Biosthetique Gentle Peeling Mask (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 La Biosthetique Gentle Peeling Mask (2013 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM LACTATEUse restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE 2None Identified
Data: Limited
IRIS FLORENTINA (GERMAN IRIS) ROOTNone Identified
Data: Limited
RHODIOLA ROSEA EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED HIBISCUS ESCULENTUS EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PORPHYRA UMBILICALIS (RED ALGAE) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
YEAST EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATENone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN OLIVATENone Identified
Data: None
PENTYLENE GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL DISTEARATENone Identified
Data: None
C12-16 ALCOHOLSEcotoxicology
Data: None
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
DEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL OLIVATEUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATEUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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