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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2009

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Philosophy The Recipe Boxâ„¢ (2009 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Philosophy The Recipe Boxâ„¢ (2009 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 Philosophy The Recipe Boxâ„¢ (2009 formulation) is 5.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Miscellaneous, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE
TEA-LAURYL SULFATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINEEcotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN WAXMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
PEG-150 DISTEARATEData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
D&C RED 33
RED 33 (CI 17200).
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 5
YELLOW 5 (CI 19140)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-7Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 1
BLUE 1 (CI 42090)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATEContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
FD&C RED 40
RED 40 (CI 16035)
Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCOL STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOTRIAZOLYL BUTYLPHENOL SULFONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
TOCOPHEROLCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
BUTETH-3Use restrictions
Data: None
PPG-2 HYDROXYETHYL COCAMIDENone Identified
Data: None
PHYTOSTEROLSNone Identified
Data: Fair
TOCOTRIENOLSNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIBUTYL CITRATENone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALENENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
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