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Earth Science Gentle Skin Peel Papaya Glycolic

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Earth Science Gentle Skin Peel Papaya Glycolic product label collected on January 03, 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 Earth Science Gentle Skin Peel Papaya Glycolic is 4.

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Data last updated: January 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Contamination concerns
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Endocrine disruption
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: FRAGRANCE (PARFUM)

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

Fair

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (high)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Limited

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

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: WATER (AQUA)

Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED MEAL
Appeared as: PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS SEED MEAL (SWEET ALMOND)

None

Limited

Fair

Limited

Limited
HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS (HYPNEACEAE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HYPNEA MUSCIFORMIS EXTRACT

None

Limited
SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA (SARGASSUM WEED) EXTRACT
Appeared as: SARGASSUM FILIPENDULA EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALVIA OFFICINALUS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL
Appeared as: LAVENDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited
THYMUS VULGARIS (COMMON THYME) OIL
Appeared as: THYMUS VULGARIS (THYME) LEAF OIL

Fair

Fair

Limited

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

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:

(INCI): Water (Aqua), Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Meal, Potato Starch Modified, Bentonite, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Glycerin, Carica Papaya (Papaya) Fruit Extract, Hypnea Musciformis Extract, Gellidiela Acerosa Extract, Sargassum Filipendula Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Salvia Officinalus (Sage) Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Leaf Oil, Allantoin, Sorbitol, Glycolic Acid, Lactic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Fragrance (Parfum).

Directions from packaging:

Apply evenly to face, allowing 10-15 minutes to dry. Avoid eye area. Remove with warm water and washcloth. For best results, use twice a week. Always protect skin from sun exposure.

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