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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2007

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Peter Thomas Roth AHA 12% Ceramide Hydrating Repair Gel (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Peter Thomas Roth AHA 12% Ceramide Hydrating Repair Gel (2009 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 Peter Thomas Roth AHA 12% Ceramide Hydrating Repair Gel (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
BHTCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MALIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM HYDROXIDEEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM BISULFITEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROLPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CERAMIDENone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS
HYDROLYZED MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES
None Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
TARTARIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATER
(PURIFIED)
Innocuous
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