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Sun & Skin Care Research, Inc.

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

Ingredients Used by Sun & Skin Care Research, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)1 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)6 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE24 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE7 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
PROPYLPARABEN10 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN6 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABEN5 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
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
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE13 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
SD ALCOHOL 406 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Contamination concerns (BRUCINE, T-BUTYL ALCOHOL, BRUCINE SULFATE, QUASSIN)
Data: Limited
CHOLECALCIFEROL33 productsOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE30 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
FLAVOR2 productsMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
SD ALCOHOL 11 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ALCOHOL DENATURED2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Cancer
Data: Good
DIHYDROXYACETONE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE33 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
MYRISTYL LACTATE2 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLAMIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN5 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN8 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE36 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL31 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-16 MACADAMIA GLYCERIDES4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-201 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE29 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-71 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LIDOCAINE HCL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ISOCETETH-201 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE33 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 12 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT7 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL3 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL24 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
SILICA, AMORPHOUS10 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECANAMIDE, N,N-DIMETHYL-30 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER22 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN19 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
AVOBENZONE35 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER28 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHYL POLYSILOXANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS (GOLDENSEAL) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA (KELP)1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PPG-17/ IPDI/ DMPA COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TILIA CORDATA (LINDEN) FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARCTIUM MAJUS (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT22 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PROPOXYHYDROXYPROPYL THIOSULFATE SILICA4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-52 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYESTER30 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARCTIUM LAPPA (BURDOCK) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SAPONIFIED BRASSICA NAPUS (CANOLA) OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITOL LAURATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED COCO-GLYCERIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
OZOKERITE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (COMFREY) EXTRACT1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARAMEL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIISOSTEARYL MALATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HONEY EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHOL6 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MENTHYL LACTATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PYRIDOXINE HCL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SEAWEED EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TAPIOCA STARCH2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEESWAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CANOLA OIL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER26 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE19 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE19 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL5 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN OLEATE25 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OCTYLDODECANOL4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SACCHARIN2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
DISODIUM EDTA27 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL2 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ACETYL TYROSINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER32 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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