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Nivea

Made by:
Beiersdorf
Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Ingredients Used by Nivea

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE4 productsMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 11 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARETH-21 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM CHLOROHYDRATE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARETH-211 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
MYRISTYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ZINC CITRATE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM SESQUICHLOROHYDRATE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
PIROCTONE OLAMINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE3 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OYSTER SHELL EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SEA SILT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
UBIQUINONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
1,2-HEXANEDIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
1-METHYL-HYDANTOIN-2-IMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CREATINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TAPIOCA STARCH2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MICROCRYSTALLINE WAX (CERA MICROCRISTALLINA)1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-15 STEARYL ETHER1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TRISODIUM EDTA3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
CAFFEINE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C20-40 ALKYL STEARATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE2 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER4 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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