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DERMA E Essentials Overnight Peel

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the DERMA E Essentials Overnight Peel product label collected on July 17, 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 Essentials Overnight Peel is 3.

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Data last updated: July 2019

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

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

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

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Limited

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

Good
GLYCERIN
Appeared as: GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
Appeared as: ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. CERTIFIED INGREDIENTS ,

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

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: PURIFIED WATER

Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Appeared as: CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (PLANT DERIVED)

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

Limited

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

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED)

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

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSION) FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Fair

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, GLYCOLIC ACID, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE (PLANT DERIVED), GLYCERIN (VEGETABLE DERIVED), STEARIC ACID (VEGETABLE DERIVED), ORGANIC SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL*, CETEARYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), CETEARETH-20, GLYCERYL STEARATE (VEGETABLE DERIVED), PEG-100 STEARATE, CETYL ALCOHOL (PLANT DERIVED), LACTIC ACID, MALIC ACID, CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT, PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (PASSION) FRUIT EXTRACT, ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C ESTER), ORGANIC CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT*, XANTHAN GUM, DIMETHICONE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN. *CERTIFIED ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

Directions from packaging:

Clean face thoroughly and pat dry. Apply the Overnight Peel generously to the face before going to bed. Leave on overnight. In the morning, rinse thoroughly and proceed with your normal skin care routine. Use 1 to 2 times a week.

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