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Desitin

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

Ingredients Used by Desitin

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABEN3 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCE7 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHA3 productsEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SODIUM BORATE1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHOLECALCIFEROL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM5 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
WHITE PETROLATUM2 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN6 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
LAURETH-41 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE4 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE6 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TALC3 productsContamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE3 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONE1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PARAFFIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LANOLIN4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL1 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COD LIVER OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM SULFATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM PYRUVATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALCIUM SILICATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLLOIDAL OATMEAL1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER6 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.



About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer