HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|hair color and bleaching||21 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||16 products|
|hair styling aide||15 products|
|styling gel/lotion||10 products|
|hair treatment/serum||9 products|
|body wash/cleanser||8 products|
|around-eye cream||6 products|
|moisturizer with SPF||5 products|
|serums & essences||4 products|
|facial cleanser||3 products|
|CC cream||3 products|
|hair spray||2 products|
|nail polish||2 products|
|baby shampoo||2 products|
|nail treatment||1 products|
|styling mousse/foam||1 products|
|baby soap||1 products|
|beard cleanser||1 products|
|shaving cream (men's)||1 products|
|other eye makeup||1 products|
|hand cream||1 products|
|eye liner||1 products|
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - any||(EU) 2017/2228|
|Case studies indicate hydrolyzed wheat protein causes allergic contact dermatitis in some people.||Varjonen E, Petman L, MÃ¤kinen-Kiljunen S "Immediate contact allergy from hydrolyzed wheat in a cosmetic cream." Allergy. 2000 Mar;55(3):294-6; Hann S, Hughes M, Stone N. "Allergic contact dermatitis to hydrolyzed wheat protein in a cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Feb;56(2):119-20.; Sanchez-PÃ©rez J, Sanz T, GarcÃa-DÃez A. "Allergic contact dermatitis from hydrolyzed wheat protein in cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2000 Jun;42(6):360.|
|41 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- (EU) 2017/2228
- Varjonen E, Petman L, MÃ¤kinen-Kiljunen S "Immediate contact allergy from hydrolyzed wheat in a cosmetic cream." Allergy. 2000 Mar;55(3):294-6; Hann S, Hughes M, Stone N. "Allergic contact dermatitis to hydrolyzed wheat protein in a cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Feb;56(2):119-20.; Sanchez-PÃ©rez J, Sanz T, GarcÃa-DÃez A. "Allergic contact dermatitis from hydrolyzed wheat protein in cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2000 Jun;42(6):360.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data.
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