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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

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

Ingredients Used by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

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
PROPYLPARABEN4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
PETROLATUM3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABEN4 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
GLYCOLIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PEG-1001 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-12 GLYCERYL DIMYRISTATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
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 ACETATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-71 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TALC1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHANOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TROMETHAMINE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CITRIC ALCOHOLS2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCAMIDE MIPA1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL BETAGLUCAN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
STEARAMIDE AMP1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LEMON EKISU2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACETYL OCTAPEPTIDE-31 productsNone Identified
Data: None
N6-FURFURYLADENINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PPG-12/ SMDI COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE1 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
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.



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