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Black & Beautiful

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

Ingredients Used by Black & Beautiful

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABEN3 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
HYDROQUINONE1 productsCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE3 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-201 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BHA1 productsEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
GERANIOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COUMARIN1 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BHT1 productsCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZYL BENZOATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENZYL CINNAMATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRONELLOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
LINALOOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C ORANGE 42 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STEARALKONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM METABISULFITE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-75 LANOLIN1 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-8 STEARATE1 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE1 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
LANOLIN ALCOHOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE3 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE3 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
UREA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
T-BUTYL HYDROQUINONE1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL LANOLATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BENTONITE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM SULFATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARCTOSTAPHYLOS UVA-URSI (BEARBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARYL STEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
WATER3 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