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The Honest Company, Inc.

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

Ingredients Used by The Honest Company, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
FLAVOR3 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)5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ULTRAMARINES1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL BEHENATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-801 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) FRUIT OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SODIUM BENZOATE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
STEVIOSIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) PEEL OIL4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CITRUS RETICULATA (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEAF OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN14 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
BENTONITE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALOPHYLIUM TACAMAHACA (TAMANU) SEED OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CASTOR ISOSTEARATE BEESWAX SUCCINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED KERATIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DAUCUS CAROTA SATIVA (CARROT) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED JOJOBA PROTEIN3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROLYZED QUINOA3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) LEAF OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MONARDA DIDYMA (BERGAMOT) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SEA ALGAE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VEGETABLE GLYCERIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CRAMBE ABYSSINICA SEED OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LACTOBACILLUS FERMENT LYSATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MARANTA ARUNDINACEA ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
METHYL DIHYDROABIETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
OCIMUM BASILICUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSE HIP OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SANTALUM SPICATUM (SANDALWOOD) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VANILLA PLANIFOLIA (VANILLA) FRUIT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PEUCEDANUM OSTRUTHIUM (MASTERWORT) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OCTANOHYDROXAMIC ACID5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
10-Undecenoic acid, heptyl ester1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SILVER DIHYDROGEN CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (ROMAN CHAMOMILE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT8 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 POLYRICINOLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN OLIVATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ORBIGNYA SPECIOSA KERNEL OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASTROCARYUM MURUMURU SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM CARBONATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: None
CALCIUM GLYCEROPHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHLOROPHYLL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL13 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
KAOLIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM SULFATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MENTHOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL 4 OLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUTAMATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CITRUS TANGERINA (TANGERINE) PEEL OIL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
JUNIPERUS VIRGINIANA (VIRGINIA RED CEDAR) OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
VANILLIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS ARMENIACA (APRICOT) KERNEL OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)16 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ESTERS1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL10 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED VEGETABLE OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL9 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM BICARBONATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM COCOATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SORBITAN OLEATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYL CITRATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) STARCH1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL4 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL9 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENAN2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL OLIVATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCO-GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DECYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) SEED OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PHENETHYL ALCOHOL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL5 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA)3 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE4 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
SUCROSE1 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.



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