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BioElements

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

Ingredients Used by BioElements

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE2 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
OCTINOXATE1 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
TRIETHANOLAMINE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-21 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS RETICULATA LEAF OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARETH-211 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHLORPHENESIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE2 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ANGELICA SINENSIS (DONG QUAI) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NASTURTIUM OFFICINALE (WATERCRESS) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PHOSPHOLIPIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
RHUS GLABRA (SUMAC) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CETYL DIMETHICONE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE POWDER1 productsData gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER2 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.



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