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Clearasil

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

Ingredients Used by Clearasil

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABEN2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology, Cancer
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BHT2 productsCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
FERRIC FERROCYANIDE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PEG-7 GLYCERYL COCOATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
ETHYLPARABEN3 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABEN2 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
PHENOXYETHANOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID8 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-200 HYDROGENATED GLYCERYL PALMATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR EXTRACT1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
LAURETH-41 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-201 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-22 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
LAURETH-31 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHYL PALMITAMINE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARETH-212 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE3 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 BENZOATE4 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
FD&C BLUE 12 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ALCOHOL DENATURED1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
POLYQUATERNIUM-432 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERIN6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HELICHRYSUM ITALICUM (EVERLASTING) EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CISTUS MONSPELIENSIS EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA STOECHAS EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYACRYLATE-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM COCOAMPHOACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
1-DODECANOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL BETAINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED MILK PROTEIN1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM ISETHIONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCONUT ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PENTASODIUM PENTETATE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-101 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PPG-15 STEARYL ETHER2 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA5 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM NITRATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
LAURIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE4 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER8 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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