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Mustela Dermo-Pediatrics, Stelactiv Diaper Rash Cream (old formulation)

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Mustela Dermo-Pediatrics, Stelactiv Diaper Rash Cream (old formulation) product label collected on November 12, 2014 for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for Mustela Dermo-Pediatrics, Stelactiv Diaper Rash Cream (old formulation) is 2.

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Data last updated: November 2014

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Contamination concerns
  • Use restrictions
MODERATE
  • Multiple, additive exposure sources
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
None
PEG-45/ DODECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER
Appeared as: PEG 45 DOCECYL GLYCOL COPOLYMER

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Good
ZINC OXIDE (SUNSCREEN GRADE > 100NM)
Appeared as: ZINC OXIDE (SKIN PROTECTANT)

• Cancer (low)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Occupational hazards (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (high)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

Fair

• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)
• Contamination concerns (ACRYLIC ACID)

Robust

Good
MINERAL OIL
Appeared as: MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM)

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

None

Limited

Good

• Cancer (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited

• Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

Limited
LUPINUS ALBUS (WHITE LUPIN) SEED EXTRACT
Appeared as: LUPINUS ALBUS SEED EXTRACT

Limited
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER
Appeared as: BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT

• Use restrictions (low)

Limited

Limited

Fair

Product's Animal Testing Policies

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Unknown

Leading international certifiers PETA and Leaping Bunny have no information concerning this company’s use of animal testing.

Product's Label Information

Ingredients from packaging:

Active Ingredients: Zinc Oxide 10% (skin protectant), Inactive Ingredients: Water, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Propylene Glycol Diethylhexanoate, Methyl Glucose Dioleate, Titanium Dioxide, PEG 45 Docecyl Glycol Copolymer, Glycerin, Ceresin, Panthenol, Lupinus Albus Seed Extract, PEG 8, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Ethyl Linoleate, Potassium Sorbate, Caprylyl Glycol, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Polyacrylate

Directions from packaging:

Change wet and soiled diapers promptly. Cleanse the diaper area, and allow to dry. Apply cream liberally as often as necessary with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or any time when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged. Best used before end of: see bottom.

Warnings from packaging:

For external use only. When using this product: avoid contact with eyes. Stop use and ask a doctor if: condition worsens; symptoms last more than seven days; symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days. Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Other warnings: Serious side effects? Call 1-800-422-2987.

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