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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
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)12 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE17 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE17 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
PROPYLPARABEN5 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
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
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
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOL5 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE6 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SD ALCOHOL 17 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: None
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BHT8 productsCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE19 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN4 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTISALATE19 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
CETYL PEG/ PPG-10/ 1 DIMETHICONE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE PEG-8 LAURATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM ETHLENE DICOCAMIDE PEG 15 DISULFATE1 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
AMMONIUM NONOXYNOL-4-SULFATE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-201 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-601 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHIN2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
SPHINGOLIPIDS1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
STEARETH-211 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE10 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE18 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL2 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) JUICE1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-31 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
SODIUM STYRENE/ ACRYLATES/ DIVINYLBENZENE COPOLYMER1 productsEndocrine disruption
Data: None
TRISILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS5 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
POLYAMINOPROPYL BIGUANIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYSILICONE-153 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN11 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER5 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
AVOBENZONE19 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 CROSSPOLYMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C12-22 ALKYLMETHACRYLATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ OCTYLACRYLAMIDE COPOLYMER7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) MEAL EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
C30-38 OLEFIN/ ISOPROPYL MALEATE/ MA COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL METHICONE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CERAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MYRTUS COMMUNIS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIISOSTEARATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERYL-3 DISTEARATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-111 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMETHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRICONTANYL PVP1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VP/ HEXADECENE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIETHYLHEXYL SYRINGYLIDENEMALONATE7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
KOU-CHA EKISU1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED DIMER DILINOLEYL/DIMETHYLCARBONATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BIS STEARYL/ETHYLENEDIAMINE/NEOPENTYL GLYCOL/STEARYL HYDROGENATED DIMER DILIONLEATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ADIPIC ACID/DIGLYCOL CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CETYLHYDROXYPROLINE PALMITAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PANTOTHENIC ACID/YEAST POLYPEPTIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYACETOPHENONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE3 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
METHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OZOKERITE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SORBITAN ISOSTEARATE2 productsData gaps
Data: None
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE9 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEAROXYTRIMETHYLSILANE5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
XANTHAN GUM6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEESWAX5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEHENYL ALCOHOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIISOPROPYL ADIPATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE8 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PARAFFIN2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DIBUTYL ADIPATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA12 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYETHYLENE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: None
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL8 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDRATED SILICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE5 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRHIZATE3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
ISOHEXADECANE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISONONYL ISONONANOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
NYLON-121 productsUse restrictions
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
SODIUM CHLORIDE2 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER13 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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