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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
February 2010

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Methode Physiodermie Oily Skin Cream (2010 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Methode Physiodermie Oily Skin Cream (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 Methode Physiodermie Oily Skin Cream (2010 formulation) is 10.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-3Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: None
TRICLOSANEcotoxicology, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (CHLOROFORM, DIOXINS), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOBUTYLPARABENBiochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYACRYLAMIDEEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN
MATHYLPARABEN
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHOXY PEG-17/DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMERContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-20Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYL GALLATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONE
CYLOMETHICONE
Ecotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) EXTRACT
BIRCH (BETULA ALBA) EXTRACT
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
C13-14 ISOPARAFFINOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ARCTIUM MAJUS (BURDOCK) EXTRACT
BURDOCK (ARCTIUM MAJUS) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: None
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
SALVIA OFFICINALIS (SAGE) LEAF EXTRACT
SAGE (SALVIA OFFICINALIS) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
LACTOFERRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCOSE OXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE
CETEARYL OCTANOATE
None Identified
Data: None
LACTOPEROXIDASENone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM THIOCYANATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN LAURATENone Identified
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL LAURATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
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