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Esscentual Brands

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredients Used by Esscentual Brands

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
RETINYL ACETATE (VITAMIN A ACETATE)3 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
RETINYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN A PALMITATE)22 productsUse restrictions, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Cancer, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
FRAGRANCE25 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Miscellaneous, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)14 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
OCTINOXATE9 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE9 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
DIAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)2 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
IMIDAZOLIDINYL UREA (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
D&C VIOLET 26 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CHOLECALCIFEROL3 productsOccupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TRIETHANOLAMINE7 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
SD ALCOHOL 15 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer
Data: Limited
ULTRAMARINES1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
COCAMIDE MEA5 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: None
D&C RED 286 productsUse restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE5 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
METHYLPARABEN2 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM HYDROXIDE1 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE6 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
PEG-4 RAPESEEDAMIDE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-85 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM OLEAMIDO PEG-2 SULFOSUCCINATE4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
POLYSORBATE-805 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Fair
PEG-100 STEARATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE25 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE11 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
LAURETH-25 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
LAURETH-75 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CITRUS GRANDIS (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C GREEN 57 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C RED 335 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
D&C YELLOW 106 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
D&C YELLOW 84 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C RED 405 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
FD&C YELLOW 55 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-206 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
MYRISTYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
POLYQUATERNIUM-75 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (ACRYLAMIDE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 16 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
SULISOBENZONE5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Endocrine disruption
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT9 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) GEL10 productsDevelopmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Cancer, Data gaps
Data: Limited
PROPYLENE GLYCOL11 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
DISODIUM LAURETH SULFOSUCCINATE10 productsContamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOMETHICONE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
CASTOR OIL4 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Data gaps
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA5 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
MICA3 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
GLYCERIN15 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID5 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE5 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
AVOBENZONE2 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (HORSE CHESTNUT) SEED EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BETA VULGARIS (COMMON BEET) ROOT EXTRACT4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER) FRUIT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CAPRYLIC/ CAPRIC/ STEARIC TRIGLYCERIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CHAMOMILLA RECUTITA (MATRICARIA) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
EUTERPE OLERACEA (ACAI) FRUIT EXTRACT14 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED CORN STARCH4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED WHEAT STARCH13 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LYCIUM BARBARUM (MATRIMONY VINE) FRUIT EXTRACT9 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MORINDA NONI EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
OENOTHERA BIENNIS (EVENING PRIMROSE) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PASSIFLORA INCARNATA (MAYPOPS) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
TRITICUM VULGARE (WHEAT) GERM GLYCERIDES1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA ROOT EXTRACT1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CYBIDIUM GRANDIFLORUM (ORCHID) FLOWER EXTRACT2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
ELASTIN AMINO ACIDS1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EQUISETUM HIEMALE EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROXYLAURYL/HYDROXYMYRISTYL BETAINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) FLOWER EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
LYCIUM CHINENSE FRUIT EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: None
MACROCYSTIS PYRIFERA EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
MORINDA CITRIFOLIA FRUIT EXTRACT9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PRUNUS AVIUM (SWEET CHERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PUNICA GRANATUM9 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GARCINIA MANGOSTANA EXTRACT14 productsNone Identified
Data: None
DIMETHICONOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
PALM KERNEL ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM PALMATE3 productsNone Identified
Data: None
HYDROGENATED OLIVE OIL UNSAPONIFIABLES4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
YELLOW 10 ALUMINUM LAKE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: None
HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN13 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ALANINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ARGININE HYDROCHLORIDE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEA ARABICA (ARABIAN COFFEE) SEED EXTRACT5 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
CREATINE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CYMBOPOGON SCHOENANTHUS (LEMONGRASS) EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLUTAMIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLYCINE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LYSINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PROLINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SERINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
SORBITOL4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
THREONINE2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
VITAMIN B35 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COFFEE EKISU9 productsNone Identified
Data: None
TAPIOCA STARCH4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ALLANTOIN5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)17 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ASCORBYL PALMITATE (VITAMIN C PALMITATE)5 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
BEESWAX4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
BIOTIN5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA BUTTER)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) WAX4 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARTHAMNUS TINCTORIUS (SAFFLOWER) OIL12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL6 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL STEARATE SE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) OIL7 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL4 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE12 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
LANOLIN OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
NIACINAMIDE13 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL20 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
SORBITAN STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
THEOBROMA CACAO (CACAO) SEED BUTTER2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
VITIS VINIFERA (GRAPE) SEED OIL3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
ZEA MAYS (CORN) OIL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
WHEAT GERM GLYCERIDES4 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
OLEYL ALCOHOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA4 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
HEXYLENE GLYCOL5 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
HYDROGENATED ETHYLHEXYL OLIVATE4 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ISONONYL ISONONANOATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM PCA2 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
BASIC RED 511 productsCancer, Use restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM CHLORIDE13 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER25 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

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