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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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M.D. Forte Skin Rejuvenation Lotion III, Alpha Hydroxy Acid with Vitamins A & E (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed M.D. Forte Skin Rejuvenation Lotion III, Alpha Hydroxy Acid with Vitamins A & E (old 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 M.D. Forte Skin Rejuvenation Lotion III, Alpha Hydroxy Acid with Vitamins A & E (old formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
RETINALBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACIDUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-2Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE
CETYL HYDOXYETHYLCELLULOSE
None Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERETH-7None Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL
SOYBEAN (GLYCINE SOJA) OIL (GLYCINE SOJA)
None Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN GLYCYRRHETINIC ACIDOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
INOSITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL RICINOLEATEData gaps
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE
MAGNESIUM ALUMINIUM SILICATE
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX
CARNAUBA (COPERNICIA CERIFERA) WAX (COPERNICIA CERIFERA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOLEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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