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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Murad APS Skin Perfecting Lotion

EWG scientists reviewed Murad APS Skin Perfecting Lotion 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 Murad APS Skin Perfecting Lotion is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHYTONADIONEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TALCContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-20Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
ARNICA MONTANA (MONTANA FLOWER) EXTRACT
Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS EXTRACT
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT (ORANGE)
Use restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Fair
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED EXTRACTMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
RETINALEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (CANADIAN WILLOWHERB) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM AMYLOPECTIN/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL PROTEINNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED SOY FLOURNone Identified
Data: None
SPIRAEA ULMARIA (MEADOWSWEET) EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
C9-15 FLUOROALCOHOL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: None
GLYCOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
SCLEROTIUM GUMNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL MALEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
HONEY EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT
ALGAE (SEAWEED) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOINNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMERNone 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