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Colgate

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

Ingredients Used by Colgate

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
TRICLOSAN5 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
PEG-40 CASTOR OIL4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL2 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
HYDROGEN PEROXIDE2 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM FLUORIDE29 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Multiple, additive exposure sources, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FLAVOR40 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PEG/ PPG 116/ 66 COPOLYMER2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
BHT2 productsCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE13 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SODIUM HYDROXIDE10 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PEG-1220 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-202 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG-401 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE9 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE19 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
D&C RED 333 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C YELLOW 106 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C RED 402 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 52 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FD&C GREEN 33 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 62 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 122 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL15 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 3386 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
POLOXAMER 40710 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
MICA13 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
CALCIUM PEROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYLPYRIDINIUM CHLORIDE7 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN30 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE30 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE7 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SUCRALOSE7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LACTOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM NITRATE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITOL33 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM11 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZINC PHOSPHATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM26 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
METHYLCELLULOSE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PVM/ MA COPOLYMER7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM BICARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARIN37 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PVP2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENAN8 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
HYDRATED SILICA26 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE DIHYDRATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CALCIUM PYROPHOSPHATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PENTASODIUM TRIPHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM PHOSPHATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM PYROPHOSPHATE19 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
TRICALCIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
PHOSPHORIC ACID7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
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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