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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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Shikai Borage Dry Skin Therapy Facial Moisturizer, SPF 15 (2012 formulation)

Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (AND) CAPRYLIC-CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
OCTYLMETHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINE
TEA
Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
EMULSIFYING WAXMiscellaneous
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE
VITAMIN E ACETATE
Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CYCLOMETHICONEEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN
ETHYLHEXL GLYCERIN
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCAContamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) GEL
Data gaps, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
BORAGO OFFICINALIS (BORAGE) SEED OIL
BORAGE (BORAGO OFFICINALIS) SEED OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER 1342None Identified
Data: None
BATYL ALCOHOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERINNone Identified
Data: Fair
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER
COCOABUTTER (THEOBROMA CACAOSEED BUTTER)
None Identified
Data: Limited
STARCHNone Identified
Data: Fair
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL
AVOCADO (PERSEA GRATISSIMA) OIL
None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SENone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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