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Jack Black Power Peel Multi-Acid Resurfacing Pads (2016 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Jack Black Power Peel Multi-Acid Resurfacing Pads (2016 formulation) product label collected on October 25, 2016 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 Jack Black Power Peel Multi-Acid Resurfacing Pads (2016 formulation) is 4.

Data last updated: October 2016

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited
SD ALCOHOL 1
Appeared as: ALCOHOL DENAT.

• 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)

Good

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

Good

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: BETULA ALBA BARK EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
ETHANOL
Appeared as: ALCOHOL

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

Good

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (EAU)

Limited

Fair

Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS FRUIT/LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

Fair

Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: LYCIUM BARBARUM FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)

None

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Fair

Limited
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL
Appeared as: PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS FLOWER OIL

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited
PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA (INDIAN GOOSEBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PHYLLANTHUS EMBLICA FRUIT EXTRACT

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Water (Eau), Alcohol Denat., Butylene Glycol, Glycolic Acid, Niacinamide, Salicylic Acid, Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit/Leaf Extract, Glucosamine HCl, Gluconolactone, Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Extract, Algae Extract, Urea, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Lycium Barbarum Fruit Extract*, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Betula Alba Bark Extract, Hexanoyl Dipeptide-3 Norleucine Acetate, Sodium Benzoate, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water*, Alcohol, Lecithin, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Vaccinium Angustifolium (Blueberry) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil*, Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Phyllanthus Emblica Fruit Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil *Certified Organic / Certifiés Biologiques.

Directions from packaging:

Gently wipe 1 pad over clean face and neck 2-4 times a week. A slight tingling sensation is normal.

Warnings from packaging:

Do not use directly after shaving. For external use only. Avoid eye contact. If product enters eyes, rinse with water. If rash or irritation develops, discontinue use. This product may make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Daily use of a moisturizer with SPF is recommended.

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