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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
July 2013

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Sekkisei Emulsion (old formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Sekkisei Emulsion (old 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 Sekkisei Emulsion (old formulation) is 7.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
FRAGRANCEMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCINNAMATE
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYDROXIDEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
PEG-8Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-80Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURETH-7Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ETHANOL
ALCOHOL
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
GLYCERINUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACIDUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED LECITHINEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDENone Identified
Data: Limited
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE/ STEARATE/ ROSINATENone Identified
Data: None
ANGELICA ACUTILOBANone Identified
Data: Limited
COIX LACRYMA-JOBI (JOB'S TEARS) SEED EXTRACT
COIX LACRYMA JOBI MAYUEN SEED EXTRACT (JOB'S TEARS)
None Identified
Data: Limited
GENTIANA LUTEA (YELLOW GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT
GENTIANA LUTEA EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
INULA BRITANNICA (BRITISH YELLOWHEAD) FLOWER EXTRACT
INULA BRITANNICA FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MELOTHRIA HETEROPHYLLA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
PAEONIA ALBIFLORA ROOT EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYPHOSPHORYLCHOLINE GLYCOL ACRYLATENone Identified
Data: None
C13-15 ISOPARAFFINNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED RAPESEED GLYCERIDESNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM METHYL STEAROYL TAURATENone Identified
Data: None
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SQUALANENone Identified
Data: Limited
CELLULOSE GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN STEARATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL DICAPRATEEnhanced skin absorption, Data gaps
Data: None
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
DISODIUM PHOSPHATEUse restrictions
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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