EWG scientists reviewed PCA SKIN pHaze 13 Pigment Gel, HQ Free 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 PCA SKIN pHaze 13 Pigment Gel, HQ Free is 4.
|KOJIC ACID||Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions|
|ALCOHOL DENATURED||Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|LACTIC ACID||Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions|
|PROPYLENE GLYCOL||Enhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|CITRIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|AZELAIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT|
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA EXTRACT (WITCH HAZEL)
|HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE||None Identified|
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
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