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The Body Shop

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

Ingredients Used by The Body Shop

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE9 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
PROPYLPARABEN3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABEN3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
LILIAL1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
BENZYL SALICYLATE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GERANIOL4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDROXYCITRONELLAL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRAL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EUGENOL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE12 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATE2 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
LIMONENE6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
BENZYL ALCOHOL1 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ALPHA-ISOMETHYL IONONE5 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOL7 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOL7 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
BENZIMIDAZOLE DIAMOND AMIDOETHYL UREA CARBAMOYL PROPYL POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE2 productsMiscellaneous
Data: None
ETHYLPARABEN1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN3 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE9 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL7 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ZINC SULFATE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PEG-12 DIMETHICONE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-204 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE5 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE6 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MYRISTYL MYRISTATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE4 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE4 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL4 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
URSOLIC ACID2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLAMIDE/ AMMONIUM ACRYLATE COPOLYMER4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERIN8 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE11 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BRAN EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIETHYLHEXYL CARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ECHINACEA PURPUREA (PURPLE CONEFLOWER) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FAMESOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FUCUS VESICULOSIS (BLADDERWRACK) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MYRCIARIA DUBIA FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED LEPIDIUM MEYENII ROOT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE3 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE4 productsData gaps
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CREATINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED ALGIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYISOBUTENE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL ALGINATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SERINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ADENOSINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TAPIOCA STARCH1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE9 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED COCONUT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA6 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL4 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CAPRYLOYL GLYCINE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ISODODECANE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE2 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
AMMONIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATER11 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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