EWG scientists reviewed La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment 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 La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo Dual Action Acne Treatment is 2.
|TOCOPHERYL ACETATE||Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)|
|Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|SILICA, AMORPHOUS||None Identified|
|CAPRYLOYL SALICYLIC ACID||Use restrictions|
|ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER||None Identified|
|EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT|
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
|PENTYLENE GLYCOL||None Identified|
|DISODIUM EDTA||Enhanced skin absorption|
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