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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2016

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DS Laboratories Oligo.DX Cellulite Reducing Gel

EWG scientists reviewed DS Laboratories Oligo.DX Cellulite Reducing Gel 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 DS Laboratories Oligo.DX Cellulite Reducing Gel is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ISOBUTYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Data gaps
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
TRIETHANOLAMINEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARETH-10Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-30 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOLEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
CAPRIC/CAPRYLIC STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE
None Identified
Data: None
NELUMBO NUCIFERA (SACRED LOTUS) EXTRACT
NELUMBO NUCIFERA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
HEDERA HELIX (IVY) LEAF/STEM EXTRACT
IVY EXTRACT (HEDERA HELIX)
None Identified
Data: Limited
RUSCUS ACULEATUS (BOX HOLLY) ROOT EXTRACT
BUTCHER'S BROOM (RUSCUS ACULEATUS) EXTRACT (RUSCUS ACULEATUS)
None Identified
Data: Limited
TRIPEPTIDE-1None Identified
Data: Limited
ATELOCOLLAGENNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
L-CARNITINE HYDROCHLORIDE
CARNITINE HCL
None Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CASEINNone Identified
Data: Limited
SERINENone Identified
Data: Fair
ALGINNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRINNone Identified
Data: Fair
ESCINNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM CITRATENone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Fair
CARRAGEENANOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
ACACIA SENEGAL EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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