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Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc.

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

Ingredients Used by Pharmaceutical Specialties, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
CETEARETH-205 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE2 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
BHT4 productsCancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOTETRASILOXANE2 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 40B2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PETROLATUM1 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
WHITE PETROLATUM3 productsContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OIL1 productsContamination concerns (MERCURY, ARSENIC, LEAD, GOSSYPOL, PESTICIDES, PCBS), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE6 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PEG-120 METHYL GLUCOSE DIOLEATE1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-30 DIPOLYHYDROXYSTEARATE6 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-45 PALM KERNEL GLYCERIDES2 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL MONOSTEARATE 10003 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-331 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-12 DIMETHICONE3 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-8 DIMETHICONE1 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
PEG-141 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-32 STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PEG-6 STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PHYTANTRIOL2 productsData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE2 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsCancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE3 productsEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE5 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL4 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM STEARATE1 productsData gaps, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PPG-5-CETETH-201 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE2 productsEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
TETRASODIUM EDTA2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER2 productsContamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE), Use restrictions
Data: None
CITRIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM MYRISTOYL SARCOSINATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
CETEARYL ALCOHOL5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PHENYL TRIMETHICONE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEARATE1 productsData gaps, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE1 productsData gaps, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: None
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
TRIDECYL SALICYLATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
C20-40 ALCOHOLS6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
C30-45 ALKYL METHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ISOSTEARAMIDOPROPYL MORPHOLINE LACTATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTADECENE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-6 DIOLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYURETHANE-11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SIMETHICONE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM COCOYL GLYCINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SUCROSE COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIDECYL NEOPENTANOATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONE6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
C30-45 OLEFIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERETH-18 ETHYLHEXANOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERETH-181 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOGLYCERIDES4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED POLYISOBUTENE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEARYL DIMETHICONE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERIN5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL TITANIUM TRIISOSTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ISETHIONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYPROPYLSILSESQUIOXANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BEESWAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCONUT ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL6 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SQUALANE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ VA COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
SODIUM CHLORIDE2 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER17 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