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Allergan

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

Ingredients Used by Allergan

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABEN14 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)5 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-203 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BHT2 productsCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)6 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM GLYCOLATE7 productsCancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PETROLATUM1 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMMONIUM LACTATE1 productsCancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LACTIC ACID1 productsCancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHIN1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABEN14 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACID13 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE/ PEG-100 STEARATE2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATE6 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-23 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE4 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL2 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE2 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
RETINAL3 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CERESIN4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE7 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATE6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL5 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL3 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ISODODECANE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOHEXADECANE1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCA3 productsContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)1 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-112 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCROSE COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
YEAST EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXACAPRYLATE/HEXACAPRATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
INOSITOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
NYLON-122 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM10 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERETH-73 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CELLULOSE GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL RICINOLEATE6 productsData gaps
Data: None
HYALURONIC ACID3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BISABOLOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA8 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATER14 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this company. The company may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this company 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