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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
August 2013

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Neutrogena SkinClearing Oil-Free Makeup (2013 formulation)

EWG scientists reviewed Neutrogena SkinClearing Oil-Free Makeup (2013 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 Neutrogena SkinClearing Oil-Free Makeup (2013 formulation) is 6.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPYLPARABENUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
CETYL LACTATEUse restrictions, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDEUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
METHYLPARABENEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SALICYLIC ACID
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
PEG-8 PROPYLENE GLYCOL COCOATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
CYCLOPENTASILOXANEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
TALCUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ASBESTIFORM FIBERS)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALUMINAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
CYCLOMETHICONEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDESPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
SILICONE POLYETHER COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT
CHAMOMILA RECUITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT (CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA)
None Identified
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-11None Identified
Data: None
QUATERNIUM-18 HECTORITENone Identified
Data: None
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL 4 OLEATENone Identified
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL LACTATEEcotoxicology
Data: None
VITAMIN B3
PANTOTHENIC ACID
None Identified
Data: Fair
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACIDNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLENE BRASSYLATENone Identified
Data: Limited
SYNTHETIC WAXNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)None Identified
Data: Fair
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE CARBONATEIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
SILICA SILYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE VERA (ALOE BARBADENSIS) LEAF JUICE
Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SODIUM CHLORIDEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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