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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
September 2013

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Dermadoctor Litmus Test Replenishing Toner Glycolic Acid & Lactic Acid

EWG scientists reviewed Dermadoctor Litmus Test Replenishing Toner Glycolic Acid & Lactic Acid 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 Litmus Test Replenishing Toner Glycolic Acid & Lactic Acid is 3.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
SD ALCOHOL 40B
SDA-40B ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LACTIC ACIDCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCOLIC ACIDIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-60 ALMOND GLYCERIDESContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (WHITE TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACIDMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
OLEANOLIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
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