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Olay

Made by:
Procter & Gamble
Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Ingredients Used by Olay

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE13 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OXYBENZONE3 productsEnhanced 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
PROPYLPARABEN4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)8 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE9 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PTFE (TEFLON)1 productsMiscellaneous, Contamination concerns (PERFLUOROOCTANOIC ACID)
Data: Fair
BENZYL ALCOHOL4 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BHT10 productsCancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE13 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
POLYACRYLAMIDE7 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
ETHYLPARABEN4 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
METHYLPARABEN4 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE14 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL13 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-1001 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PEG-7 OLIVE OIL CARBOXYLATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG/PPG-20/20 DIMETHICONE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
LAURETH-43 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-602 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-100 STEARATE15 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-23 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Neurotoxicity, Cancer, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE16 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LAURETH-79 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
STEARETH-213 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE18 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents, OXAZOLIDINE)
Data: Fair
OCTOCRYLENE14 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE4 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ZINC GLUCONATE2 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT6 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OLETH-3 PHOSPHATE3 productsEcotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
COPPER GLUCONATE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MICA2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT11 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
GLYCERIN20 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ACRYLAMIDE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
AVOBENZONE14 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMINO-PEPTIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARNOSINE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CERATONIA SILIQUA (CAROB) EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HAMAMELIS VIRGINIANA (WITCH HAZEL) WATER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MAGNESIUM ASPARTATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE13 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM POLYACRYLATE STARCH7 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PEUCEDANUM GRAVEOLENS (DILL) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL PENTAPEPTIDE-410 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ETHYLHEXYL METHOXYCRYLENE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PALMITOYL DIPEPTIDE-72 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL13 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL18 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE5 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
CETYL BETAINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
INOSITOL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITAMIN B33 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
TAPIOCA STARCH8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOL16 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL13 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL14 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL16 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDE19 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL18 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARYL ALCOHOL16 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA21 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
POLYETHYLENE9 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
HEXYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
TOCOPHEROL2 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
PALMITIC ACID11 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID14 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE14 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN9 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOHEXADECANE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL ISOSTEARATE3 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
WATER21 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this brand. The brand may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this brand that have used the ingredient.



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