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Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Protectant Cream

Data Availability: LIMITED

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EWG's Scores

EWG scientists reviewed the Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Protectant Cream product label collected on November 27, 2018 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 Gold Bond Ultimate Skin Protectant Cream is 5.

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Data last updated: November 2018

Ingredient Concerns

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Use Restrictions

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Other Ingredient Concerns

HIGH
  • Endocrine disruption
  • Contamination concerns
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
  • Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
  • Occupational hazards
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation
  • Use restrictions
LOW
  • Enhanced skin absorption
  • Ecotoxicology
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Ingredient Concerns
Score Data Availability Ingredient Concern
Fair

• Use restrictions (high)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)
• Occupational hazards (high)

Fair

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (PAHS)

Limited

• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (high)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Use restrictions (low)
• Endocrine disruption (moderate)
• Biochemical or cellular level changes (moderate)

Limited

• Use restrictions (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)
• 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)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE and 1,4-DIOXANE)

Fair

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

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

Fair

• Cancer (low)
• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)

Good

• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (moderate)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Limited

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Use restrictions (moderate)

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Ecotoxicology (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Fair

• Enhanced skin absorption
• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Robust

Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE
Appeared as: GLYCERYL STEARATE

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)
• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

None

Limited

Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF JUICE
Appeared as: ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE

• Cancer (moderate)
• Developmental/reproductive toxicity (low)
• Use restrictions (low)

Fair

Limited

• Use restrictions (low)

None

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE NS

Fair
CERAMIDE
Appeared as: CERAMIDE EOS

Fair

None

None

• Use restrictions (low)
• Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Fair

Fair

• Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

None
HYDROXYCAPROYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE
Appeared as: CAPROOYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE

Limited
CAPROYL SPHINGOSINE
Appeared as: CAPROOYL SPHINGOSINE

None

Limited

• Allergies/immunotoxicity (low)

None

Limited

• Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Limited

Limited

• Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Limited
CARAMEL COLOR
Appeared as: CARAMEL

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: PETROLATUM 30.0%; Inactive Ingredients: WATER, GLYCERIN, GLYCERYL STEARATE, DIMETHICONE, STEARETH-21, DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, POLYETHYLENE, STEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, HYDROLYZED JOJOBA ESTERS, JOJOBA ESTERS, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ALLANTOIN, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER EXTRACT, CERAMIDE NP, CERAMIDE NS, CERAMIDE EOS, CERAMIDE EOP, CERAMIDE AP, COCODIMONIUM HYDROXYPROPYL HYDROLYZED RICE PROTEIN, CETYL ALCOHOL, BIOTIN, CHOLESTEROL, CAPROOYL PHYTOSPHINGOSINE, POLYSORBATE 60, CAPROOYL SPHINGOSINE, BISABOLOL, 3-0-ETHYL ASCORBIC ACID, ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT, STEARAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, BEHENIC ACID, CETEARETH-25, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, STEARETH-2, METHYLPARABEN, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN, EDTA, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, CARAMEL

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