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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Dr. Lin Skincare Acne Spot Corrector

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acne treatment
EWG scientists reviewed Dr. Lin Skincare Acne Spot Corrector 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 Dr. Lin Skincare Acne Spot Corrector is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
KOJIC ACIDCancer, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLAMIDEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURETH-7Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZOYL PEROXIDE
(Active Ingredient)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARBUTINNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATENone 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