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Derma E Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Glycolic Scrub

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Derma E Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Glycolic Scrub product label collected on March 07, 2019 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 Derma E Anti-Wrinkle Vitamin A Glycolic Scrub is 6.

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Data last updated: March 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW_MODERATE

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is HIGH

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Miscellaneous
  • Occupational hazards
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • 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
Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)
Appeared as: RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A)

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Fair
FRAGRANCE
Appeared as: NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
Appeared as: TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E)

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair
STEARIC ACID
Appeared as: STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE (SUGAR STARCH)

Limited

Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE
Appeared as: DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)

Limited

Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL
Appeared as: CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED)

Fair

Limited

Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)
Appeared as: ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER)

Limited
PANTHENOL
Appeared as: PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5)

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited

Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT
Appeared as: MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (SEA KELP) EXTRACT

Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

Some cosmetics companies have taken People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Leaping Bunny animal-testing pledges. For consumers who are concerned about companies’ policies on animal testing, Skin Deep reports this information.

PETA Cruelty-free Companies

Companies that join the "Caring Consumer" program of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a leading international animal rights advocacy organization, attest that "neither they nor their ingredient suppliers conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations or finished products, and that they pledge not to do so in the future."

For more information visit: http://www.peta.org/living/beauty-and-personal-care/companies/default.aspx

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

PURIFIED WATER, CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE DERIVED), HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE (SUGAR STARCH), PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) SEED POWDER, DECYL GLUCOSIDE (PLANT DERIVED), POLYSORBATE 60, GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), XANTHAN GUM, RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A), GLYCOLIC ACID, CARICA PAPAYA (PAPAYA) FRUIT EXTRACT, ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER), TOCOPHERYL ACETATE (VITAMIN E), PANTHENOL (PROVITAMIN B5), EQUISETUM ARVENSE (HORSETAIL) EXTRACT, MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (SEA KELP) EXTRACT, ORGANIC CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT*, CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMON GRASS) EXTRACT, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, NATURAL FRAGRANCE OILS.

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