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Biossance

Made by:
Amyris, Inc.
Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Biossance

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
GERANIOL4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE (sunscreen grade)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
LIMONENE4 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
CITRONELLOL4 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LINALOOL6 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)1 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
LACTIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
SODIUM HYDROXIDE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL8 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ZINC CHLORIDE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
GLYCOLIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
LECITHIN3 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
POTASSIUM SORBATE5 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE2 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
ACACIA SENEGAL GUM3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Data gaps
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL3 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Limited
CASTOR OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
SILICA, AMORPHOUS2 productsNone Identified
Data: Good
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS LIMON (LEMON) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FERULIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
ETHYL LAUROYL ARGINATE HCL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
GLYCERIN11 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
CITRUS AURANTIUM DULCIS (ORANGE) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
CITRUS NOBILIS (MANDARIN ORANGE) PEEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID7 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM ACRYLATES COPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) OIL2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ACER SACCHARUM (SUGAR MAPLE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE/ VP COPOLYMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ASTAXANTHIN1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
BAMBUSA ARUNDINACEA (BAMBOO) STEM EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-21 productsNone Identified
Data: None
C13-15 ALKANE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF POWDER1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CERAMIDE 32 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CUCUMIS SATIVUS (CUCUMBER) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
DEXTRIN PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DISODIUM COCO-GLUCOSIDE CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ENTEROMORPHA COMPRESSA (LINNAEUS) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINE SOJA (SOYBEAN) STEROLS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LYCOPENE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Fair
MEDICAGO SATIVA (ALFALFA) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MORINGA PTERYGOSPERMA (MORINGA OLEIFERA) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (ROSE GERANIUM) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PHOSPHOLIPIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
POLYGLYCERIN-31 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PYRUS MALUS (APPLE) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA CANINA (DOG ROSE) HIPS OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA GALLICA (FRENCH ROSE)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SACCHARUM OFFICINARUM (SUGAR CANE) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM CAPROYL LACTYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRAHEXYLDECYL ASCORBATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
THERMUS THERMOPHILLUS FERMENT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TRIETHOXYCAPRYLYLSILANE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYLHEXANOIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SKIN EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
WHITE CRANBERRY POWDER1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
YEAST EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZINGIBER OFFICINALE (GINGER) ROOT EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BAKUCHIOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIOSACCHARIDE GUM-12 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN) EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DUNALIELLA SALINA EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCERYL CITRATE/LACTATE/LINOLEATE/OLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL UNDECYLENATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ILLITE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LACTOCOCCUS FERMENT LYSATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MYRISTIC/PALMITIC/STEARIC/RICINOLEIC/EICOSANE DIOIC GLYCERIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
OCIMUM SANCTUM LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSA MOSCHATA (MUSK ROSE) SEED OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM PHYTATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SOY AMINO ACIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SPILANTHES ACMELLA FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TETRASODIUM GLUTAMATE DIACETATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
UNDARIA PINNATIFIDA EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
VACCINIUM MYRTILLUS (BILBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALMITOYL TRIPEPTIDE-51 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACETYL HEXAPEPTIDE-82 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ACETYL TETRAPEPTIDE-52 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYSTEARIC/LINOLENIC/OLEIC POLYGLYCERIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EUTERPE OLERACEA STEROLS1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PHYSALIS ANGULATA EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LEPIDIUM SATIVUM (Garden Cress) SPROUT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
BENZYLIDENE DIMETHOXYDIMETHYLINDANONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER-61 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ISOAMYL COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIHEPTYL SUCCINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CAPRYLOYL GLYCERIN/SEBACIC ACID COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCOYL PROLINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYACETOPHENONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
1,2-HEXANEDIOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DISTEARDIMONIUM HECTORITE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
GLYCYRRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SIMMONDSIA CHINENSIS (JOJOBA) ESTERS3 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MONTMORILLONITE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PENTYLENE GLYCOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SORBITAN OLIVATE4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SALIX ALBA (WHITE WILLOW) BARK EXTRACT1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ALGAE EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ARACHIDYL ALCOHOL1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE10 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CARAMEL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
DIISOSTEARYL MALATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ETHYL LINOLEATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED PEA PROTEIN1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
KAOLIN2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
LAVANDULA HYBRIDA (LAVANDIN) OIL1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
LINOLEIC ACID2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
LINOLENIC ACID1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
LYSINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PELARGONIUM GRAVEOLENS (GERANIUM) FLOWER OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ROSA DAMASCENA (ROSE) FLOWER OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
SALVIA SCLAREA (CLARY SAGE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM GLUCONATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TARTARIC ACID1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PISTACIA LENTISCUS (MASTIC) GUM1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM LEVULINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TAPIOCA STARCH1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BEHENYL ALCOHOL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF OIL3 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
OLEIC ACID1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SODIUM HYALURONATE9 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITAN PALMITATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SQUALANE18 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRIETHYL CITRATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL5 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
STEARYL ALCOHOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
BISABOLOL3 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN7 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
PROPANEDIOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
KAOLIN, CALCINED1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CAFFEINE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation
Data: Good
TOCOPHEROL7 productsCancer, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
CETEARYL OLIVATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-3 CAPRATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEAROYL GLUTAMATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRUS AURANTIUM AMARA (BITTER ORANGE) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-2 SESQUIOLEATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
POLYGLYCERYL-4 COCOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL OIL1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
STEARYL GLYCYRRHETINATE1 productsUse restrictions, Data gaps
Data: None
ISOAMYL LAURATE1 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: None
ORYZA SATIVA (RICE) BRAN EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (PESTICIDES)
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM COCOYL ISETHIONATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ANTHEMIS NOBILIS (CHAMOMILE) FLOWER OIL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE3 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER12 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

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