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Dimethicone Crosspolymer

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER

This ingredient is a silicon-based polymer (dimethicone) modified with hydrocarbon side chains in the C3-C20 size range.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation428 products
lipstick377 products
concealer240 products
facial moisturizer/treatment79 products
makeup primer73 products
daily use with SPF52 products
blush50 products
serums & essences45 products
bronzer/highlighter42 products
eye shadow37 products
lip gloss35 products
recreational sunscreen33 products
around-eye cream20 products
lip liner19 products
CC cream18 products
anti-aging16 products
moisturizer15 products
eye liner14 products
mask10 products
BB cream9 products
lip balm9 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
sunless tanning7 products
7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant6 products
hand cream5 products
facial powder5 products
hair styling aide5 products
hair spray4 products
body firming lotion3 products
body oil3 products
baby sunscreen2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
fragrance for women2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
baby lotion1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
oil controller1 products
mascara1 products
tanning oil1 products
after shave1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyOpen scientific literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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