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GlaxoSmithKline

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

Ingredients Used by GlaxoSmithKline

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
D&C RED 303 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM FLUORIDE12 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Multiple, additive exposure sources, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
FLAVOR16 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE12 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ZINC CHLORIDE2 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PEG-811 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE15 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
D&C YELLOW 101 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 14 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN16 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE8 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
STANNOUS FLUORIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLIC ACID2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
CALCIUM CARRAGEENAN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM METHYL COCOYL TAURATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCRALOSE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BLUE 11 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
CALCIUM CARBONATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
PENTASODIUM TRIPHOSPHATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM NITRATE10 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITOL13 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TETRAPOTASSIUM PYROPHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM BICARBONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM SACCHARIN16 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
HYDRATED SILICA15 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
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.



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