Glycolic Acid

 

Use Restriction

 

No Hazard Concern

Facts about this ingredient

  • Glycolic Acid is suspected of causing gastrointestinal orlLiver Toxicity Hazards, according to various official national and international hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • Glycolic Acid is suspected of causing asthma. This list is a compilation of various sources including those that "may cause sensitization by inhalation" and includes some agents that are identified according to the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) as asthmagens or chemicals of concern for their potential to cause asthma.
  • Glycolic Acid has been restricted for use in cosmetics in Canada.

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