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Silk Therapeutics, Inc.

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Silk Therapeutics, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (GLYCERYL DIESTERS)
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL1 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SILK9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROAMPHOACETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED PALM GLYCERIDES CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
FIBROIN12 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POPULUS TREMULOIDES BARK EXTRACT13 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
RHUS VERNICIFLUA PEEL WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSE HIP OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CITRUS AMARA (NEROLI) FLOWER OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM ANISATE12 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) FRUIT OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLIVATE5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (SWEET ORANGE) OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CYMBOPOGON (LEMON GRASS) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MENTHA SPICATA (SPEARMINT) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MYRICA CERIFERA (BAYBERRY) FRUIT WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM LEVULINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BEESWAX4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEA EUROPAEA (OLIVE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OLEIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
PERSEA GRATISSIMA (AVOCADO) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: None
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATE7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SQUALANE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE5 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL OLEATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
TOCOPHEROL10 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
LAURIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MYRISTIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Fair
CETEARYL OLIVATE5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER21 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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