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Walgreen Foaming Body Wash 2% Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment, Pink Grapefruit

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Walgreen Foaming Body Wash 2% Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment, Pink Grapefruit product label collected on July 28, 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 Walgreen Foaming Body Wash 2% Salicylic Acid Acne Treatment, Pink Grapefruit is 6.

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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
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Neurotoxicity
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • 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)

Limited
FD&C RED NO. 40 (CI 16035)
Appeared as: RED 40

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Neurotoxicity (low)
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Contamination concerns (MERCURY, 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE, ANILINE, and CADMIUM (pyrophoric))

Fair

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair
D&C RED NO. 30 (CI 73360)
Appeared as: RED 30

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

Good

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

Limited

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (high)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Fair

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

None

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)

Fair

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

Fair

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

Limited
EXT. D&C VIOLET NO. 2 (CI 60730)
Appeared as: EXT. VIOLET 2

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

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, and 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)

Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT (ROMAN CHAMOMILE)

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

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

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

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

Fair

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

Fair
CI 77499
Appeared as: IRON OXIDES

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

Robust

Good
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN)
Appeared as: CHONDRUS CRISPUS POWDER (CARRAGEENAN)

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

None

Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE
Appeared as: SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C PHOSPHATE)

None

Limited

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

Fair

Fair

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption

Robust

Limited

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

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:

WATER, SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE, GLYCERIN, COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE, ACRYLATES COPOLYMER, COCAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE, POLYQUATERNIUM-7, CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT, ANTHEMIS NOBILIS FLOWER EXTRACT (ROMAN CHAMOMILE), CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT (GREEN TEA), CHONDRUS CRISPUS POWDER (CARRAGEENAN), AGAR, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE/DICAPRATE, SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE (VITAMIN C PHOSPHATE), PROPYLENE GLYCOL, C12-15 ALKYL LACTATE, POLYSORBATE 20, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE, PHENETHYL ALCOHOL, PPG-2 METHYL ETHER, DISODIUM EDTA, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLYL BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATE, FRAGRANCE, MICA, TITANIUM DIOXIDE, IRON OXIDES, RED 30, RED 40, EXT. VIOLET 2

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