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Neosporin

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

Ingredients Used by Neosporin

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PETROLATUM1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARETH-201 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CERAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER1 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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