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SkinMedica

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

Ingredients Used by SkinMedica

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)5 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTISALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMER2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-12 DIMETHICONE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-202 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE4 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
IRON OXIDES2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MELANIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYGONUM AVICULARE (KNOTWEED) EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
UBIQUINONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DUNALIELLA SALINA EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TREMELLA FUCIFORMIS SPOROCARP EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PEG-7 TRIMETHYLOLPROPANE COCONUT ETHER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHYSALIS ANGULATA EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYSILYLETHYL POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL HEXYL DIMETHICONE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYACETOPHENONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BATYL ALCOHOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYISOBUTENE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BETAINE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL2 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE2 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER5 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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