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Episciences, Inc.

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

Ingredients Used by Episciences, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
MALIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-801 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
STEARETH-22 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-212 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
C10-13 ALKYL BENZOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLYL METHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIISOSTEAROYL TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE SILOXY SILICATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LIMNANTHES VERSICOLOR (MEADOWFOAM)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA (DATE) KERNEL EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL TRIMETHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/VINYLTRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHOENIX DACTYLIFERA (DATE) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LIMNANTHES ALBA (MEADOWFOAM) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LINUM USITATISSIMUM (LINSEED) SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYBUTENE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BUTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
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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