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dermalogica Clearing Mattifier (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the dermalogica Clearing Mattifier (old formulation) product label collected on July 23, 2013 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 dermalogica Clearing Mattifier (old formulation) is 7.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT
Appeared as: AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE SARCOSINATE

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)
Appeared as: PTFE

• Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)

Good

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair
CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANICUM BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: CINNAMOMUM ZEYLANCIUM BARK EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

None

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)

None
ENANTIA CHLORANTHA (MOAMBE JAUNE)
Appeared as: ENANTIA CHLORANTHA BARK EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Limited
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT

None

Fair

Limited

Fair

Fair

Good

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

Fair

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Robust

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:

Active Ingredients: Salicylic Acid 2%, Inactive Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, C30 45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethoxydiglycol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Enantia Chlorantha Bark Extract, Cinnamomum Zeylancium Bark Extract, Oleanolic Acid, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Corallina Officinalis Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Flower Extract, Niacinamide, Yeast Extract, Zinc Gluconate, Caffeine, Biotin, Ammonium Glycyrrhizate, Sarcosinate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Panthenol, Lauryl PEG 9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, PTFE, Capryloyl Glycine, Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Water

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only, not to be swallowed. Avoid contact with eyes. If contact occurs, flush thoroughly with water. If irritation develops, discontinue use. Keep out of reach of children.

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