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Aspercreme

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

Ingredients Used by Aspercreme

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE1 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN3 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 402 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TRIETHANOLAMINE3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-21 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-211 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TEA SALICYLATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
MENTHOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
LANOLIN1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsData gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CAPSAICIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATER4 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.



About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer