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Verdure Gentle Glycolic Cleanser

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Verdure Gentle Glycolic Cleanser product label collected on March 06, 2018 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 Verdure Gentle Glycolic Cleanser is 2.

Data last updated: March 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (ACETIC ACID, FORMIC ACID, PROPYLENE OXIDE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, and ALDEHYDES)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
MALTITOL
Appeared as: MALTITOL SOLUTION

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Limited

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL
Appeared as: GRAPEFRUIT ESSENTIAL OIL

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

WATER (AQUA), DECYL GLUCOSIDE, GLYCERIN, GLYCOLIC ACID, SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE, POLOXAMER 184, MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE, MALTITOL SOLUTION, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, CETEARETH-20, XANTHAN GUM, DISODIUM EDTA, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, FRAGRANCE.

Directions from packaging:

Wet face, use a small amount of cleanser, then rinse off well with water. Avoid contact with eyes.

Warnings from packaging:

Keep out or reach of children. If irritation, redness, or rash appears, discontinue use and please see a physician. SUNBURN ALERT: This product contains an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) that increases skin's sensitivity to the sun and possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for one week afterwards.

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