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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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facial moisturizer/treatment702 products
foundation661 products
mask554 products
serums & essences519 products
concealer389 products
daily use with SPF262 products
lipstick247 products
moisturizer245 products
around-eye cream213 products
facial cleanser133 products
toners/astringents119 products
BB cream90 products
lip gloss87 products
makeup primer83 products
CC cream73 products
recreational sunscreen70 products
lip balm64 products
anti-aging61 products
bronzer/highlighter60 products
lip plumper55 products
eye liner46 products
mascara43 products
exfoliant/scrub43 products
blush43 products
setting powder/spray39 products
nail polish39 products
hand cream36 products
eye shadow29 products
body wash/cleanser27 products
sunless tanning27 products
shampoo26 products
hair treatment/serum26 products
conditioner23 products
23 products
lip liner22 products
makeup remover20 products
body firming lotion18 products
baby sunscreen16 products
brow liner14 products
facial powder12 products
foot moisturizer10 products
bar soap9 products
hair styling aide9 products
shaving cream (men's)8 products
after sun product8 products
damaged skin treatment7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 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
eye makeup remover3 products
foot cleansing3 products
mouthwash3 products
other eye makeup2 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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