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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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)1 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE14 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SELENIUM SULFIDE6 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE DEA4 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)10 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
EXT D&C VIOLET 21 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL8 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ULTRAMARINES1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MEA10 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: None
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE8 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SALICYLIC ACID4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-10 SUNFLOWER GLYCERIDES4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-3 DIOLEOYLAMIDOETHYLMONIUM METHOSULFATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
AMMONIUM LAURETH SULFATE12 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
QUATERNIUM-182 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE4 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
LAURETH-92 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
D&C RED 332 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE4 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
ZINC PYRITHIONE4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 16 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE4 productsOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL8 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SILICONE FLUID2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID14 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACETAMIDOPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LINOLEAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIHYDROGENATED TALLOW PHTHALIC ACID AMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISTEARYL PHTHALIC ACID AMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYACRYLATE-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM LAURYL GLYCOL CARBOXYLATE8 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACACIA FARNESIANA FLOWER EXTRACT6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYQUATERNIUM-674 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BLUE 12 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMODIMETHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
MANNITOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MENTHYL LACTATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL DISTEARATE4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE11 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL8 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA4 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE8 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM LAURYL SULFATE14 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
C11-15 PARETH-72 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN6 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: None
TRIDECETH-124 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIDECETH-62 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CELLULOSE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDE8 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER14 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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