What Percentage Peel is Medical Grade?

Wht Can Aestheticians Legally Work With?

Doctor Answers 2



It depends upon what you are talking about: purity or concentration. Cosmetic grade solutions are over 99% pure. Different solutions are restricted to physicians by concentration and these vary per state. Different acids have differing strengths and are restricted at differing concentrations.

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John Di Saia MD

Orange Plastic Surgeon
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Peel is Medical Grade

Interesting question to think about. I think each state has their own rules and regulations on the level of skin therapy allowed. Check with your states medical board. My guess in Florida 20% is the limit for non doctors. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
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