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Vaseline

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

Ingredients Used by Vaseline

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)2 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCE17 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN14 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)9 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE1 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
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE8 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
FLAVOR1 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM19 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
WHITE PETROLATUM5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACID5 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM LACTATE2 productsUse restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
LECITHIN5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN17 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL11 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
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
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE7 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE11 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
MINERAL OIL6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-213 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE19 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
UREA2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE2 productsOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN19 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROLYZED KERATIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) STRAW EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL UREA7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDE AMP9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIHYDROXYPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CARAMEL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLENE BRASSYLATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LINOLEIC ACID3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LINOLENIC ACID1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
MENTHOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CEDROL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TAPIOCA STARCH12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL8 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE12 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE11 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE11 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE7 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA17 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID19 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCA2 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ISOSTEARATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
STEARYL STEARATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER4 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE3 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER20 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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