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Cetaphil

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

Ingredients Used by Cetaphil

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
2-BROMO-2-NITROPROPANE-1,3-DIOL (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Cancer, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE, NITROSAMINES)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE13 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
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
PROPYLPARABEN8 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN5 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
TRICLOSAN3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS)
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
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
OCTINOXATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CHROMIUM OXIDE GREENS2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL14 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE8 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
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
COCAMIDE MEA1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
Data: None
PETROLATUM8 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CHLORHEXIDINE DIGLUCONATE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABEN15 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE11 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL23 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ZINC SULFATE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
FARNESOL4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-200 HYDROGENATED GLYCERYL PALMATE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-30 GLYCERYL STEARATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
LAURETH-42 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-30 STEARATE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-2 STEARATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-204 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE 612 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE15 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE4 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ZINC OXIDE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PEG-751 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-204 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE13 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
OLETH-121 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
ZINC COCETH SULFATE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CETYL DIGLYCERYL TRIS(TRIMETHYLSILOXY)SILYLETHYL DIMETHICONE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE8 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
Data: Limited
ZINC GLUCONATE6 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL13 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRISILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE5 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ZINC STEARATE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS4 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
ACRYLATES/ STEARETH-20 METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER4 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN29 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID8 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE6 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER13 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ARGININE PCA1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL ETHER4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPALMITOYL SPHINGANINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL LAUROYLSARCOSINATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
METHYLPROPANEDIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCROSE COCOATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SUCROSE TRISTEARATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERYL ACRYLATE/ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL10 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MACADAMIA INTEGRIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) NUT OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ARGININE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HEXYLDECANOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
MAGNESIUM SULFATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ISETHIONATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM TALLOWATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEAROXYTRIMETHYLSILANE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HELIOTROPINE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALLANTOIN8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL11 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL SEBACATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE11 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL14 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PENTASODIUM PENTETATE4 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-102 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEARATE4 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SQUALANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL10 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA19 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
TOCOPHEROL10 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
HEXYLDECYLLAURATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOHEXADECANE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCA3 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES)
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE7 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER38 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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