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Merz Pharmaceuticals

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

Ingredients Used by Merz Pharmaceuticals

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABEN4 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCE1 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsCancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 40B2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
AMMONIUM GLYCOLATE6 productsCancer, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN4 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACID6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL STEARATE/ PEG-100 STEARATE1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
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
AMMONIUM LAURETH SULFATE1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C GREEN 32 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CERESIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL RICINOLEATE1 productsData gaps
Data: None
DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
TRISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
WATER6 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