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First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Intesive Peel (2018 formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Intesive Peel (2018 formulation) product label collected on June 29, 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 First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Intesive Peel (2018 formulation) is 4.

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Data last updated: June 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Occupational hazards
  • 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
Limited

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

Good

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Contamination concerns (BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE, METHYLPARABEN, and TRICLOSAN)

Fair

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

Limited

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
BHT

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

Fair

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair
CI 77004
Appeared as: BENTONITE

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Good
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE)
Appeared as: TITANIUM DIOXIDE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN
Appeared as: CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI 77289)

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA (WATER; EAU)

Fair

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

Limited

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

Fair

Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS
Appeared as: SILICA

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

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

Limited

None

Limited

None

Limited
EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM (WILLOW HERB) EXTRACT
Appeared as: EPILOBIUM ANGUSTIFOLIUM FLOWER/LEAF/STEM EXTRACT

Limited
ACTIVATED CHARCOAL
Appeared as: CHARCOAL POWDER

Limited

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

Limited

Limited

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

Fair
SODIUM SALT ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE
Appeared as: TRISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE DISUCCINATE

Fair

Robust
SILICA, CRYSTALLINE (QUARTZ)
Appeared as: QUARTZ

• Cancer (high)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua (Water, Eau), Kaolin, Silt, Bentonite, Butylene Glycol, Lactic Acid, Sorbitol, Silica, Ethoxydiglycol, Titanium Dioxide, Sodium Hydroxide, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Mucor Miehei Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Spirulina Platensis Powder, Epilobium Angustifolium Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Charcoal Powder, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Glycerin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Capryloyl Salicylic Acid, Salicylic Acid, Polyacrylamide, Xanthan Gum, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Polysorbate 60, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Laureth-7, BHT, Sodium Citrate, Quartz, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Oleth-10, Ceteth-25, Chromium Hydroxide Green (CI 77289).

Directions from packaging:

Apply liberally to clean, dry skin with dampened sponge. Leave on 1 to 5 minutes, as tolerated (It is normal to experience a tingling sensation and/or a rosy flush). Rinse with warm water. Use once or twice weekly as needed.

Warnings from packaging:

Anyone can use this product; however, if you have sensitive skin or are a novice peel user, a patch test on the inner arm is recommended to start. After successful patch test, use on the face for 30 seconds to a minute, gradually building up to the full five minutes as your skin tolerates it. This product contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and increase the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing and limit sun exposure while using this product and for a week afterwards.

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