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Disteardimonium Hectorite

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

● DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE

Restricted

Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Disteardimonium hectorite is an ingredient based on naturally occurring clay mineral hectorite; this ingredient is used as a thickening agent.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation1405 products
concealer866 products
lipstick700 products
eye shadow198 products
daily use with SPF159 products
eye liner134 products
CC cream132 products
blush122 products
lip liner99 products
lip gloss95 products
bronzer/highlighter87 products
mascara83 products
brow liner75 products
antiperspirant/deodorant51 products
makeup primer46 products
BB cream44 products
shampoo34 products
27 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)26 products
facial moisturizer/treatment21 products
recreational sunscreen20 products
lip balm19 products
hair color and bleaching12 products
serums & essences11 products
around-eye cream9 products
moisturizer8 products
glitter5 products
other eye makeup4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
setting powder/spray4 products
body art4 products
conditioner3 products
facial powder3 products
fragrance for women3 products
sunless tanning2 products
body spray2 products
hair spray2 products
anti-aging2 products
facial cleanser2 products
hair styling aide2 products
lip plumper2 products
hand sanitizer1 products
body cleansing wipes1 products
makeup remover1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
mask1 products
fragrance for men1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
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 - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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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