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Sodium Hyaluronate

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SYNONYMS

HYALURONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT, SODIUM HYALURONATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE SOLUTION, and SODIUM SALT HYALURONIC ACID

Sodium hyaluronate is the sodium salt of hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring polysaccharide found in connective tissues such as cartilage. This ingredient is listed in the PETA's Caring Consumer guide as derived from animal sources.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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foundation778 products
facial moisturizer/treatment711 products
mask587 products
serums & essences511 products
concealer353 products
lipstick264 products
moisturizer260 products
daily use with SPF260 products
around-eye cream210 products
facial cleanser136 products
toners/astringents119 products
lip gloss99 products
makeup primer98 products
CC cream73 products
recreational sunscreen64 products
lip balm63 products
BB cream63 products
lip plumper60 products
anti-aging59 products
bronzer/highlighter58 products
eye liner49 products
exfoliant/scrub44 products
mascara43 products
setting powder/spray40 products
nail polish39 products
blush37 products
hand cream36 products
body wash/cleanser29 products
eye shadow29 products
shampoo28 products
hair treatment/serum25 products
conditioner24 products
24 products
sunless tanning21 products
makeup remover21 products
lip liner21 products
facial powder19 products
body firming lotion19 products
brow liner15 products
baby sunscreen12 products
foot moisturizer10 products
bar soap9 products
after sun product9 products
hair styling aide9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant9 products
shaving cream (men's)8 products
damaged skin treatment8 products
liquid hand soap6 products
styling gel/lotion6 products
oil controller6 products
hand sanitizer6 products
body oil6 products
skin fading/lightener5 products
baby lotion5 products
after shave5 products
nail treatment5 products
body spray4 products
detangler4 products
foot cleansing4 products
other eye makeup3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
mouthwash3 products
beard care2 products
tanning oil2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
toothpaste2 products
shaving cream1 products
depilatory1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
pore strips1 products
glitter1 products
beard oil1 products
fragrance for men1 products
baby oil1 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
16334 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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.

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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

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