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InstaNatural 7% Glycolic AHA Toner

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the InstaNatural 7% Glycolic AHA Toner product label collected on March 24, 2021 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 InstaNatural 7% Glycolic AHA Toner is 5.

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Data last updated: March 2021

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
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Neurotoxicity
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Limited

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

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (moderate)

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)

Good

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

Fair

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

Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: ROSA CANINA FRUIT EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT
Appeared as: ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)

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

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Fair

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Endocrine disruption (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Robust
WATER
Appeared as: AQUA

Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER
Appeared as: HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA FLOWER WATER (WITCH HAZEL)

Fair

Fair

Fair

Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)
Appeared as: ASCORBIC ACID*

None

Fair

Limited
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL
Appeared as: LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL

Limited

Limited

Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT
Appeared as: CENTELLA ASIATICA EXTRACT

Limited
HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS (CHINESE HIBISCUS) EXTRACT
Appeared as: HIBISCUS ROSA-SINENSIS FLOWER EXTRACT

Fair

Limited

Fair

None

None

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

Limited

Limited

Limited

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT
Appeared as: VANILLA PLANIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT

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

Limited

Fair

Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID
Appeared as: CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID*

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

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.

Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Aqua, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Flower Water, Glycolic Acid, Arginine*, Glycerin*, Lactic Acid*, Malic Acid*, Gluconic Acid, Salicylic Acid*, Tartaric Acid*, Ascorbic Acid*, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium Hyaluronate*, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, Glucosyl Hesperidin*, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis Flower Extract, Allantoin*, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Magnesium PCA*, Copper PCA*, Zinc PCA*, Sorbic Acid*, Rosa Canina Fruit Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Fruit Extract, Rubus Idaeus (Raspberry) Fruit Extract, Gardenia Florida Flower Extract, Ananas Sativus (Pineapple) Fruit Extract, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Propanediol*, Citric Acid*, Caprylhydroxamic Acid*, Glyceryl Caprylate*, Phenethyl Alcohol*, Pentylene Glycol*.

Directions from packaging:

Dispense 4-6 pumps onto a cotton round and swipe across cleansed skin, avoiding the eye area. Follow with appropriate serum and moisturizer.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. If contact occurs, rinse well with water. If you are using any skin medications or prescriptions, consult your doctor before use. Sunburn Alert: This product contains and alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that may increase your skin's sensitivity to the sun and particulary the possibility of sunburn. Use a sunscreen, wear protective clothing, and limit sun exposure while using this product and a week afterwards.

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