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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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DERMAdoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum

EWG scientists reviewed DERMAdoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum 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 DERMAdoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Medicated Acne Control Serum is 4.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
METHYL METHACRYLATEDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALCOHOL DENATUREDEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) EXTRACT (WHITE TEA)
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL
MELALEUCA ALTEMIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL (TEA TREE)
Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-37Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: None
AZELAIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Limited
NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACIDMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
OLEANOLIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
PPG-1 TRIDECETH-6None Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASENone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYL METHACRYLATE/ GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERINNone Identified
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