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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: Fair
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
PROPYLPARABEN15 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)6 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 BUTYLCARBAMATE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
D&C RED 301 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE9 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
FLAVOR5 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM25 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
WHITE PETROLATUM3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM LACTATE3 productsUse restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN18 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL13 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHIN5 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 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 ACETATE8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE10 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
MINERAL OIL8 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
STEARETH-212 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE17 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
UREA3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER4 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL1 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 CROSSPOLYMER6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) STRAW EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL UREA5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXYPROPYL STARCH PHOSPHATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDE AMP11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIHYDROXYPROPYL TRIMONIUM CHLORIDE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE4 productsData gaps
Data: None
D&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARAMEL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ETHYLENE BRASSYLATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LINOLEIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LINOLENIC ACID1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
MENTHOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CEDROL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED STYRENE/BUTADIENE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TAPIOCA STARCH9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL10 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE13 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE13 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA17 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID18 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DIISOSTEARATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCA3 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ISOSTEARATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
STEARYL STEARATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE2 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER19 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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