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Aqua Glycolic Toner Individual Towelettes (old formulation)

Data Availability: FAIR

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Aqua Glycolic Toner Individual Towelettes (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 Aqua Glycolic Toner Individual Towelettes (old formulation) is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2013

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Fair

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

Limited

• Cancer (low)
• Use restrictions (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (high)

Fair
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL
Appeared as: EUCALYPTUS OIL

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Purified Water, SD Alcohol 40 B, Glycolic Acid, Ammonium Glycolate, Eucalyptus Oil, FD&C Green 3

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If irritation occurs, wash product off, discontinue use, and consult a physician. This product contains an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particularly the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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