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Acure Brightening Fruit Peel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Acure Brightening Fruit Peel product label collected on February 13, 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 Acure Brightening Fruit Peel is 3.

Data last updated: February 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust

Fair

Fair

Limited
SALIX NIGRA (BLACK WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT
Appeared as: SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT

• Cancer (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited
PRUNUS CERASUS (BITTER CHERRY) EXTRACT
Appeared as: PRUNUS CERASUS (BITTER CHERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT

Limited

Limited

Fair

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

Fair

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

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited

Limited

Limited

None
AGAVE TEQUILANA LEAF EXTRACT
Appeared as: AGAVE TEQUILANA (BLUE AGAVE) STEM EXTRACT

Fair
ACETIC ACID
Appeared as: ACETIC ACID (APPLE CIDER VINEGAR)

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

Limited

Limited

Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT
Appeared as: ACER SCCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT

Limited

Limited
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED OIL
Appeared as: CITRUS PARADISI SEED OIL

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

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

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:

WATER, MALTODEXTRIN, GLYCERIN, TAPIOCA STARCH, LACTIC ACID, SALIX NIGRA (WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) FRUIT EXTRACT, PRUNUS CERASUS (BITTER CHERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, PAPAIN, BROMELAIN, LIPASE, SUBTILISIN, CAMELIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, WINE EXTRACT, HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) LEAF EXTRACT, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) BARK EXTRACT, AGAVE TEQUILANA (BLUE AGAVE) STEM EXTRACT, ACETIC ACID (APPLE CIDER VINEGAR), VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT, SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT, ACER SCCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT, MANGIFERA INDICA (MANGO) SEED OIL, CITRUS PARADISI SEED OIL, VACCINIUM MACROCARPON (CRANBERRY) SEED OIL, CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS SEED OIL, TOCOPHEROL, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, BENZYL ALCOHOL.

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