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Naturopathica Sweet Cherry Brightening Enzyme Peel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Naturopathica Sweet Cherry Brightening Enzyme Peel product label collected on December 10, 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 Naturopathica Sweet Cherry Brightening Enzyme Peel is 3.

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Data last updated: December 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Fair
MALIC ACID
Appeared as: MALIC ACID (L)

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

Fair

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

Good
SALICYLIC ACID
Appeared as: SALICYCLIC ACID

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Limited
PRUNUS AVIUM (WILD CHERRY) SEED OIL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AVIUM (SWEET CHERRY) SEED OIL

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA/WATER/EAU

Fair

Limited

Fair
MANDELIC ACID
Appeared as: MANDELIC ACID (L)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS SEROTINA (WILD CHERRY) BARK EXTRACT

Fair

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair
CI 75125
Appeared as: LYCOPENE

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None
KINGINKA EKISU
Appeared as: LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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PETA Cruelty-free Companies

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Leaping Bunny

Products bearing the Leaping Bunny mark are certified cruelty-free under the Humane Household Products Standard, managed in the U.S. and Canada by the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics, a coalition of eight national animal protection groups. Participating companies must open their processes to independent audits throughout the supply chain.

For more information visit: http://www.leapingbunny.org/

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Lactic Acid 6%, Salicyclic Acid .05%, Prunus Avium (Sweet Cherry) Seed Oil, Glycerin, Aqua/Water/Eau, Lactic Acid (L), Salicylic Acid, Tartaric Acid (L), Wine Extract, Mandelic Acid (L), Bromelain, Malic Acid (L), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Extract, Prunus Serotina (Wild Cherry) Bark Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Lycopene, Sodium Metabisulfite, Xanthan Gum, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Potassium Sorbate

Directions from packaging:

Apply a thin layer and massage into clean skin. Leave on for 3-5 minutes. Rinse well. Repeat 1-2 times per week.

Warnings from packaging:

Sunburn Alert: Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product for one week afterwards.

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