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Meijer Medicated Apricot Scrub Salicylic Acid Acne Medication Blemish & Blackhead Control

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Meijer Medicated Apricot Scrub Salicylic Acid Acne Medication Blemish & Blackhead Control product label collected on July 14, 2020 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 Meijer Medicated Apricot Scrub Salicylic Acid Acne Medication Blemish & Blackhead Control is 4.

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Data last updated: July 2020

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

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
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Occupational hazards
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)

Good

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (high)
• Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, and NITROSAMINES)

Limited

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

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)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

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

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
Appeared as: PPG-2 METHYL ETHER

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Good
SALICYLIC ACID
Appeared as: SALICYLIC ACLD

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

Robust

Limited
JUGLANS REGIA (PERSIAN WALNUT) SHELL POWDER
Appeared as: JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER

Limited

Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL
Appeared as: ZEA MAYS KERNEL MEAL (CORN)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

Limited

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Good

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

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

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Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Salicylic acld 2.0%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, JUGLANS REGIA (WALNUT) SHELL POWDER, GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, GLYCERIN, DECYL GLUCOSIDE, ZEA MAYS (CORN) KERNEL MEAL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETYL ALCOHOL, TRIETHANOLAMINE, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, GLYCERYL STEARATE, PEG-100 STEARATE, PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) FRUIT EXTRACT, CETYL ACETATE, CETEARETH-20, CARBOMER, POLYSORBATE 60, ACETYLATED LANOLIN ALCOHOL, FRAGRANCE, PPG-2 METHYL ETHER, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE, TITANIUM DIOXIDE

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