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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
PROPYLPARABEN12 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCE23 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)5 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OXYBENZONE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)13 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE7 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE13 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FLAVOR3 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM20 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
WHITE PETROLATUM4 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACID9 productsCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM LACTATE6 productsCancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LECITHIN6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN17 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL11 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE4 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE1 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE8 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE13 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-211 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE21 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UREA6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PPG-2 ISOCETETH-20 ACETATE2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED KERATIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
COLLAGEN2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LINOLEIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
MENTHOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL10 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL9 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE18 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE15 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE13 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARIN1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACID21 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCA6 productsContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE4 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER3 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) STRAW EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BERTHOLLETIA EXCELSA (BRAZILNUT) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL UREA7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL OLIGOPEPTIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ACRYLATES/ ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDE AMP10 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIHYDROXYPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE10 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PENTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CARAMEL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYLENE BRASSYLATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN23 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CEDROL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED STYRENE/BUTADIENE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TAPIOCA STARCH10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER16 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ISOSTEARATE4 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE11 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARYL STEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA23 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER24 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