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BioTech Research Laboratories

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
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Developmental &
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Ingredients Used by BioTech Research Laboratories

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)1 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINOL (VITAMIN A)4 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE7 productsMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BHA4 productsEndocrine disruption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)7 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
OCTINOXATE11 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
POLOXAMER 1841 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACETIC ACID, FORMIC ACID, PROPYLENE OXIDE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ALDEHYDES)
Data: Limited
BENZYL ALCOHOL2 productsUse restrictions, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BHT13 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
HOMOSALATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (SALICYLIC ACID, TRIMETHYLCYCLOHEXANOL)
Data: Fair
LACTIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
POLYACRYLAMIDE6 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL14 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
FARNESOL2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
ZINC CHLORIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
SALICYLIC ACID1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
GLYCOLIC ACID6 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE PEG 10/ 15 CROSSPOLYMER3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PPG-1-PEG-9 LAURYL GLYCOL ETHER1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
TRIBEHENIN PEG-20 ESTERS2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG-9 POLYDIMETHYLSILOXYETHYL DIMETHICONE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-86 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
PEG/ PPG-18/ 18 DIMETHICONE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-204 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-603 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
POLYSORBATE-806 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
LECITHIN6 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
PHYTANTRIOL1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SORBIC ACID8 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE12 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE6 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE5 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
LAURETH-76 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 52 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
DIMETHICONE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE8 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE9 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
FD&C BLUE 12 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BENZOIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Good
PROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CHOLETH-242 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CETETH-242 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOHEXASILOXANE6 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
TRISILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
IRON OXIDES4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ETHANOL6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA10 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Good
SILICA, AMORPHOUS5 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS AURANTIUM (BITTER ORANGE) PEEL EXTRACT6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ALUMINUM POWDER)
Data: None
CHLORPHENESIN6 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN13 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID10 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
HYDROGENATED LECITHIN6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE8 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALTEROMONAS FERMENT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) BRAN EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BELLIS PERENNIS (DAISY) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BETA-GLUCAN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BIFIDA FERMENT LYSATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALCIUM SODIUM PHOSPHOSILICATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA OLEIFERA (TEA-OIL CAMELLIA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHITOSAN4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DEXTRIN PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE/ VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM LAUROAMPHODIACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ECTOIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HORDEUM VULGARE (BARLEY) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
IRIS PALLIDA (DALMATION IRIS) ROOT EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ISOCETYL STEAROYL STEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
OLEANOLIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTOLACTONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SCLEROTIUM GUM6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VINYL DIMETHICONE/ METHICONE SILSESQUIOXANE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
YEAST EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT6 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-12 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHYLMETHOXY CHROMANOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIPHENYLSILOXY PHENYL TRIMETHICONE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EVODIA RUTAECARPA FRUIT EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBA2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCOSYL HESPERIDIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA URALENSIS (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OPUNTIA COCCINELLIFERA FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PONGAMIA PINNATA SEED EXTRACT6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
RUBY POWDER6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SILANETRIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
METHYL GLUCETH-204 productsNone Identified
Data: None
Enantia chlorantha (moambe jaune)2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
1,2-HEXANEDIOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HIPPOPHAE RHAMNOIDES (SEA BUCKTHORN) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
METHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PENTYLENE GLYCOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM DIMYRISTATE3 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
BORON NITRIDE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ALGAE EXTRACT3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
BISMUTH OXYCHLORIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CALCIUM GLUCONATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLUCONOLACTONE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUCOSE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROLYZED GLYCINE SOJA (SOY) PROTEIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LYSINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM SULFATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MALTODEXTRIN6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MANDELIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM TRIDECETH SULFATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
XANTHAN GUM7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ADENOSINE8 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEE EKISU6 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLUCONIC ACID4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL11 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CELLULOSE GUM4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL9 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HYALURONIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA (MACADAMIA) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM STEARATE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
METHYL METHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SACCHAROMYCES/ LYSATE EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM BICARBONATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYALURONATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN OLEATE4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
SQUALANE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL10 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA13 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN8 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SODIUM NITRATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-T-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOL6 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
CAFFEINE4 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
TOCOPHEROL10 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ACETIC ACID4 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PALMITIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DISODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
LAUROYL LYSINE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECYL NEOPENTANOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SILICA DIMETHYL SILYLATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER7 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
C13-14 ISOPARAFFIN6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
DISODIUM PHOSPHATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ISONONYL ISONONANOATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ISOSTEARYL ISOSTEARATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM PHOSPHATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM PCA1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHOSPHATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE3 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL STEARATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
SODIUM CHLORIDE2 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER14 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

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



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