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Sodium Hyaluronate

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SYNONYMS

● HYALURONIC ACID, SODIUM SALT
● SODIUM HYALURONATE
● SODIUM HYALURONATE SOLUTION
● SODIUM SALT HYALURONIC ACID

Restricted

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


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.

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment767 products
foundation692 products
serums & essences573 products
mask563 products
concealer430 products
daily use with SPF287 products
lipstick259 products
around-eye cream256 products
moisturizer242 products
facial cleanser149 products
lip gloss143 products
toners/astringents139 products
makeup primer89 products
BB cream86 products
recreational sunscreen85 products
lip balm77 products
bronzer/highlighter74 products
CC cream70 products
lip plumper64 products
eye liner58 products
anti-aging56 products
exfoliant/scrub56 products
blush54 products
mascara49 products
setting powder/spray46 products
hand cream45 products
shampoo42 products
conditioner39 products
nail polish39 products
hair treatment/serum38 products
body wash/cleanser33 products
sunless tanning33 products
lip liner30 products
26 products
makeup remover25 products
body firming lotion21 products
eye shadow21 products
brow liner21 products
baby sunscreen16 products
facial powder10 products
foot moisturizer10 products
after shave10 products
hair styling aide10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
liquid hand soap9 products
styling gel/lotion9 products
bar soap8 products
after sun product8 products
nail treatment8 products
hand sanitizer8 products
body oil7 products
other eye makeup6 products
skin fading/lightener5 products
baby lotion5 products
body spray5 products
damaged skin treatment5 products
detangler4 products
mouthwash4 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
shaving cream3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
foot cleansing3 products
beard care3 products
toothpaste3 products
oil controller2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
pore strips2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
tanning oil2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
depilatory1 products
glitter1 products
beard cleanser1 products
hair spray1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby soap1 products
baby oil1 products
makeup removing wipes1 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.

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.

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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