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Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Act

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PEG-35 CASTOR OIL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL5 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
SODIUM FLUORIDE9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Multiple, additive exposure sources, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FLAVOR10 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-207 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-802 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATE5 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
D&C RED 333 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 53 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
METHYL SALICYLATE2 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FD&C GREEN 31 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL9 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 4079 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE10 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SUCRALOSE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
XYLITOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BLUE 13 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GREEN 33 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURATE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHOSPHATE9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARIN7 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATER10 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this brand. The brand may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this brand that have used the ingredient.



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