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Cetaphil

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

Ingredients Used by Cetaphil

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
PROPYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)4 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE2 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
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL7 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE6 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ETHYLPARABEN2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN3 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE 611 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE6 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-202 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE7 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL DIGLYCERYL TRIS(TRIMETHYLSILOXY)SILYLETHYL DIMETHICONE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE6 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
TRISILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE5 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS3 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN10 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE4 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ISOPROPYL LAUROYLSARCOSINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
METHYLPROPANEDIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SUCROSE TRISTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ANISATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM SULFATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEAROXYTRIMETHYLSILANE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LEVULINATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOIN3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL SEBACATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA6 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
TOCOPHEROL4 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE2 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOHEXADECANE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
WATER11 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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