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Selsun Blue

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

Ingredients Used by Selsun Blue

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE10 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SELENIUM SULFIDE6 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE DEA6 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)8 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
EXT D&C VIOLET 21 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
COCAMIDE MEA4 productsContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: None
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE5 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACID2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-10 SUNFLOWER GLYCERIDES2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-3 DIOLEOYLAMIDOETHYLMONIUM METHOSULFATE2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
AMMONIUM LAURETH SULFATE5 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
QUATERNIUM-181 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE4 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
LAURETH-91 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C RED 332 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE4 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL5 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ZINC PYRITHIONE2 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 16 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SILICONE FLUID1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID10 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MENTHOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM LAURYL SULFATE10 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
C11-15 PARETH-71 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN3 productsContamination concerns (PESTICIDES), Use restrictions
Data: None
TRIDECETH-122 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIDECETH-61 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL3 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACETAMIDOPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DITALLOW PHTHALIC ACID AMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIHYDROGENATED TALLOW PHTHALIC ACID AMIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACACIA FARNESIANA FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYQUATERNIUM-672 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMODIMETHICONE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHYL LACTATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDE6 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER10 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