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Data: Limited

Hydroxyacetophenone

Other Concerns

Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

SYNONYMS

ACETOPHENONE, P-HYDROXY- and HYDROXYACETOPHENONE

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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mask203 products
facial moisturizer/treatment96 products
concealer91 products
serums & essences68 products
foundation57 products
recreational sunscreen49 products
moisturizer42 products
facial cleanser33 products
daily use with SPF32 products
around-eye cream30 products
makeup primer21 products
lipstick20 products
exfoliant/scrub20 products
bronzer/highlighter19 products
shampoo18 products
eye shadow17 products
body wash/cleanser13 products
baby sunscreen12 products
mascara12 products
hand cream11 products
CC cream10 products
toners/astringents9 products
body firming lotion9 products
setting powder/spray8 products
conditioner7 products
makeup remover7 products
anti-aging7 products
lip gloss7 products
baby lotion7 products
brow liner6 products
shaving cream5 products
bubble bath5 products
baby wipes5 products
blush4 products
4 products
facial powder4 products
pore strips3 products
baby soap3 products
lip plumper3 products
baby shampoo3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
eye liner2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
after shave2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
hair styling aide2 products
depilatory1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
foot odor control1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
fragrance for men1 products
after sun product1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
mouthwash1 products
beard cleanser1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any irritationOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any irritationOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as toxic or harmful.Open scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
One or more human case studies show equivocal any or allergenic effectsOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature

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.

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.

Score legend

Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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