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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Neosporin Plus Pain Relief, Maximum Strength, First Aid Antibiotic Cream

EWG scientists reviewed Neosporin Plus Pain Relief, Maximum Strength, First Aid Antibiotic Cream for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Neosporin Plus Pain Relief, Maximum Strength, First Aid Antibiotic Cream is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
WHITE PETROLATUMContamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MINERAL OILOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
NEOMYCIN SULFATE
NEOMYCIN (3.5 MG)
(Active Ingredient)
Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
PRAMOXINE HCL
PRAMOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE (10 MG)
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 188Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
POLYMYXIN B SULFATE
(Active Ingredient)
None Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer