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Wal-Mart

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

Ingredients Used by Wal-Mart

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
STYRENE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Endocrine disruption, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)14 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE22 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE23 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: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN9 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABEN2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABEN3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
METHYLDIBROMO GLUTARONITRILE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)4 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE8 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 BUTYLCARBAMATE4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology, Cancer
Data: Limited
BHT4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL7 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE9 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
N-BUTYL ACRYLATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
SD ALCOHOL 111 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
HOMOSALATE26 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLAMIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
LECITHIN2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN8 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE26 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL7 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG/PPG-20/20 DIMETHICONE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
DISODIUM ETHLENE DICOCAMIDE PEG 15 DISULFATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-82 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-601 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-802 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
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
STEARETH-23 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE10 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
MINERAL OIL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Fair
LAURETH-73 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-213 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-251 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE12 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MYRISTYL MYRISTATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
ENSULIZOLE1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE17 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-32 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
ALUMINA3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED POLYDECENE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE2 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS3 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
DECANAMIDE, N,N-DIMETHYL-1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-151 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN19 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER5 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
CITRIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ETHYLENE/ ACRYLIC ACID COPOLYMER1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE24 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 CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C12-22 ALKYLMETHACRYLATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER11 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BIS-PHENYLPROPYL DIMETHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
C30-38 OLEFIN/ ISOPROPYL MALEATE/ MA COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIISOSTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DISTEARATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-111 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIETHYLHEXYL SYRINGYLIDENEMALONATE6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ACRYLATE/ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED DIMER DILINOLEYL/DIMETHYLCARBONATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BIS STEARYL/ETHYLENEDIAMINE/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/STEARYL HYDROGENATED DIMER DILIONLEATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BENZENE, 1,4-DIETHYL-1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ARACHILDYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ARACHILDYL ALCOHOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CETYL DIMETHICONE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
OZOKERITE5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ADIPIC ACID/ DIETHYLENE GLYCOL/ GLYCERIN CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-10 PENTASTEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SORBITOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEAROXYTRIMETHYLSILANE5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
XANTHAN GUM5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEESWAX4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL8 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PARAFFIN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIBUTYL ADIPATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYBUTENE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA16 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL15 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL BEHENATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAURYL LAURATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
ISOHEXADECANE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRIDECETH-62 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL STEARATE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GOSSYPIUM HERBACEUM (COTTON) SEED OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL2 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE3 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE3 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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