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Score:
Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
April 2018

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Murad Essential-C Eye Cream, SPF 15 (2018 Formulation)

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

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)Use restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
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
PEG-100 STEARATEOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDEOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
DIMETHICONEUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ZINC ASPARTATEUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
UREAEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Good
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM POTASSIUM ALUMINUM SILICATEPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: None
SILICA, AMORPHOUSNone Identified
Data: Good
CHLORPHENESINUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE
(Active Ingredient)
Use restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2None Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ MYRISTIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDENone Identified
Data: None
SHOREA STENOPTERA BUTTER
SHOREA STENOPTERA SEED BUTTER
None Identified
Data: None
RICE AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
YEAST AMINO ACIDSNone Identified
Data: None
CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA (BLACK COHOSH) ROOT EXTRACT
CIMICIFUGA RACEMOSA ROOT EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
SILOXANETRIOL ALGINATENone Identified
Data: None
METHYLSILANOL MANNURONATENone Identified
Data: None
PHOSPHOLIPIDSNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYESTERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETYL PHOSPHATEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
TREHALOSENone Identified
Data: Fair
INOSITOLNone Identified
Data: Fair
TAURINENone Identified
Data: Fair
BETAINEMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDEEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
GLYCERYL STEARATE
Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PANTHENOLMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOLNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOLIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTAEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
CAFFEINEPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCAUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


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