EWG scientists reviewed Lotrimin Ultra Antifungal Athlete's Foot Cream (Butenafine Hydrochloride Cream 1%) (2010 formulation) 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 Lotrimin Ultra Antifungal Athlete's Foot Cream (Butenafine Hydrochloride Cream 1%) (2010 formulation) is 4.
|DIETHANOLAMINE||Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|BENZYL ALCOHOL||Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions|
|WHITE PETROLATUM||Contamination concerns (PAHS), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
|SODIUM BENZOATE||Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions|
POLYOXYETHYLENE (23) CETYL ETHER
|Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)|
|BUTENAFINE HYDROCHLORIDE||None Identified|
|CETYL ALCOHOL||Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)|
|GLYCERYL STEARATE SE|
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE SE
|PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRYLATE||Enhanced skin absorption, Data gaps, Ecotoxicology|
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