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The Honest Company, Inc.

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Ingredients Used by The Honest Company, Inc.

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
ULTRAMARINES1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL BEHENATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM SORBATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TITANIUM DIOXIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
IRON OXIDES1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Enhanced skin absorption, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
GLYCERIN2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
BENTONITE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CASTOR ISOSTEARATE BEESWAX SUCCINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
METHYL DIHYDROABIETATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
10-Undecenoic acid, heptyl ester1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLHYDROXAMIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHEROL1 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
BUTYLOCTYL SALICYLATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
COCO-GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
WATER2 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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