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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2018

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Clinique Face Cream, SPF 50

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

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
OXYBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
PEG-8 LAURATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
HOMOSALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE
(Active Ingredient)
Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
LAURYL PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHINMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE
(Active Ingredient)
Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PROPYL GALLATEOccupational hazards, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
MICAPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMERUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
METHYL TRIMETHICONENone Identified
Data: None
NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIHEPTANOATENone Identified
Data: None
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE
DIPENTAERYTHRITYL TRI-POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE
None Identified
Data: None
LAURDIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED SOY PROTEINNone Identified
Data: None
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PERILLA OCYMOIDES (BEEFSTEAK PLANT) LEAF EXTRACT
PERILLA OCYMOIDES LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
PLANKTON EXTRACTNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATENone Identified
Data: Limited
C30-38 OLEFIN/ ISOPROPYL MALEATE/ MA COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM RNANone Identified
Data: None
ARGININE FERULATENone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL TOCOPHERYL MALEATENone Identified
Data: None
VP/ EICOSENE COPOLYMERNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUMNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)None Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATEOccupational hazards
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATEUse restrictions
Data: None
NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACIDMiscellaneous
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust
SUCROSEInnocuous
Data: Robust


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