This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Skin Deep Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax is a wax obtained from the seed of the sunflower, Helianthus annuus.
See how this product scores for common concerns.
LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|lip balm||128 products|
|eye shadow||61 products|
|lip liner||36 products|
|lip gloss||35 products|
|recreational sunscreen||30 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||25 products|
|lip balm with SPF||18 products|
|brow liner||14 products|
|hand cream||14 products|
|daily use with SPF||12 products|
|beard care||11 products|
|baby sunscreen||9 products|
|around-eye cream||8 products|
|facial cleanser||7 products|
|hair treatment/serum||7 products|
|CC cream||7 products|
|serums & essences||6 products|
|lip plumper||6 products|
|baby lotion||6 products|
|makeup remover||4 products|
|hair styling aide||4 products|
|makeup primer||3 products|
|diaper cream||3 products|
|eye liner||2 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||2 products|
|BB cream||2 products|
|hair spray||2 products|
|body oil||2 products|
|liquid hand soap||1 products|
|foot moisturizer||1 products|
|skin fading/lightener||1 products|
|after shave||1 products|
|exfoliant/scrub - large particle||1 products|
|body wash/cleanser||1 products|
|body firming lotion||1 products|
|29 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
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