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CeraVe

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L'Oréal
Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Ingredients Used by CeraVe

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)7 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)2 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE7 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)14 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-8 LAURATE4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL7 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)17 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BHT8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE4 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MYRTRIMONIUM BROMIDE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG-8 LAURATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-87 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-75 STEARATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 STEARATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-202 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-6013 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE13 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHIN2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATE7 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE7 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PEG-61 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-206 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE15 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATES2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OLETH-252 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-202 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL2 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALUMINA9 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ALUMINUM STEARATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Data gaps
Data: Limited
CETETH-202 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
CETETH-252 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TRISILOXANE7 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE2 productsOccupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE7 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN19 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER11 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
CITRIC ACID9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CERAMIDE 116 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CERAMIDE 316 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE 6-II16 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER-32 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLUCAMINE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCURONIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ORRIS EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHYTOSPHINGOSINE20 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-112 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE20 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE14 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYLHEXANOIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
INULIN LAURYL CARBAMATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED DIMER DILINOLEYL/DIMETHYLCARBONATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PANTOTHENIC ACID/YEAST POLYPEPTIDE7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYACETOPHENONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE7 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
METHICONE7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE4 productsData gaps
Data: None
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE8 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC GLYCERIDES1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLUCOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID14 productsNone Identified
Data: None
RHAMNOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM20 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYPROPYLSILSESQUIOXANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER20 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE13 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACID4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOSTEARIC ACID3 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PARAFFIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATE8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SQUALANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
MENTHYL ANTHRANILATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL7 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA12 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN16 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL ISOSTEARATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps
Data: None
POLYETHYLENE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PROPANEDIOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL2 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CHOLESTEROL20 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACID4 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID14 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICA7 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE7 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE14 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
DECYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISODODECANE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE7 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOHEXADECANE10 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER19 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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