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Unilever

Health Concerns of Ingredients:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
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Ingredients Used by Unilever

Ingredient Products Concerns Score
FRAGRANCE10 productsMiscellaneous, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PROPYLPARABEN1 productsUse restrictions, Endocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BUTANE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE)
Data: Good
ISOBUTANE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (BUTADIENE)
Data: Fair
DMDM HYDANTOIN (FORMALDEHYDE RELEASER)1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions, Cancer, Contamination concerns (FORMALDEHYDE)
Data: Limited
METHYLISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Neurotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
OCTINOXATE2 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Endocrine disruption, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
IODOPROPYNYL BUTYLCARBAMATE2 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
METHYLCHLOROISOTHIAZOLINONE2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE3 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE, 3-DIMETHYLAMINOPROPYLAMINE, NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
TRIETHANOLAMINE1 productsUse restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Good
ZINC OXIDE (sunscreen grade > 100nm)2 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Persistence and bioaccumulation, Cancer, Ecotoxicology
Data: Good
BHT4 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Endocrine disruption, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: Fair
ETHYLENE GLYCOL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Occupational hazards, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Contamination concerns (ETHOXYETHANOL, METHOXYETHANOL)
Data: Fair
PROPANE1 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PETROLATUM1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (PAHS)
Data: Fair
STEARAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE1 productsUse restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
LACTIC ACID2 productsUse restrictions, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Good
COCAMIDOPROPYL PG-DIMONIUM CHLORIDE PHOSPHATE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity
Data: None
METHYLPARABEN1 productsEndocrine disruption, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Biochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
OCTISALATE3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PHENOXYETHANOL8 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Occupational hazards, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Limited
ZINC SULFATE1 productsOccupational hazards, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE1 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Developmental/reproductive toxicity, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
PEG-150 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: None
PEG-100 STEARATE6 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology, Data gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CYCLOPENTASILOXANE2 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Cancer, Neurotoxicity, Endocrine disruption, Ecotoxicology
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE5 productsAllergies/immunotoxicity, Cancer, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
TITANIUM DIOXIDE2 productsOccupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
MINERAL OIL1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Good
D&C RED 331 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
FD&C YELLOW 51 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
CETEARETH-202 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
CETEARETH-251 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONE8 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
SODIUM LAURETH SULFATE1 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
ENSULIZOLE3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Cancer
Data: Limited
OCTOCRYLENE3 productsBiochemical or cellular level changes, Use restrictions, Persistence and bioaccumulation, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
SODIUM BENZOATE3 productsUse restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Data gaps
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL SARCOSINATE1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions, Ecotoxicology, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents)
Data: Limited
ZINC PYRITHIONE1 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
FD&C BLUE 11 productsPersistence and bioaccumulation, Use restrictions, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
PROPYLENE GLYCOL1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity, Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CETETH-21 productsData gaps, Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE, ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE)
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALMITATE2 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources, Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
ALCOHOL DENATURED1 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TETRASODIUM EDTA3 productsEnhanced skin absorption, Occupational hazards, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
ACRYLATES COPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: Limited
ETIDRONIC ACID1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Fair
GLYCERIN9 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
STYRENE/ ACRYLATES COPOLYMER4 productsUse restrictions, Contamination concerns (METHACRYLIC ACID, ACRYLIC ACID, 2-ETHYLHEXYL ACRYLATE)
Data: None
TETRASODIUM ETIDRONATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CITRIC ACID4 productsUse restrictions
Data: Good
SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions, Contamination concerns (GAMMA SULTONE)
Data: Limited
TEA DODECYLBENZENESULFONATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
AVOBENZONE3 productsUse restrictions, Cancer, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (BENZOIC ACID, 4-T-BUTYLBENZOIC ACID, BENZALDEHYDE, P-ANISIC ACID, ACETOPHENONE, DIBENZOYLMETHANE)
Data: Limited
ACRYLATES/ DIMETHICONE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS (TASMANIAN BLUE GUM) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
GLYCINATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE/ SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYACRYLATE-31 productsNone Identified
Data: None
POLYSILICONE-112 productsNone Identified
Data: None
PPG-2 HYDROXYETHYL COCAMIDE1 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARAMIDE AMP4 productsNone Identified
Data: None
STEARATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA (TEA TREE) LEAF EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SILK AMINO ACIDS2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
CURCUMA AROMATICA (TUMERIC) ROOT EXTRACT1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
AMODIMETHICONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CETYL DIMETHICONE2 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
DIMETHICONOL2 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATE1 productsData gaps
Data: Limited
SODIUM PALM KERNELATE2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
GLUCONOLACTONE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
HYDROFLUOROCARBON 152A1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYHYDROXYSTEARIC ACID2 productsNone Identified
Data: None
SODIUM TALLOWATE1 productsEcotoxicology
Data: None
TREHALOSE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
XANTHAN GUM5 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CEDROL1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C)2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
BIOTIN2 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CAPRYLYL GLYCOL6 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMER4 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
CETEARYL ALCOHOL3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOL4 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Ecotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GLYCOL STEARATE3 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Limited
GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
NIACINAMIDE3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
PANTHENOL4 productsMultiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
POTASSIUM STEARATE1 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: None
SODIUM COCOATE1 productsNone Identified
Data: Limited
SODIUM STEARATE2 productsEcotoxicology, Data gaps
Data: Limited
BUTYLENE GLYCOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
ISOCETYL STEARATE2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Data gaps
Data: None
ISOPROPYL MYRISTATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Fair
OCTYLDODECANOL1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Data: Limited
DISODIUM EDTA7 productsEnhanced skin absorption
Data: Fair
ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN2 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE2 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Allergies/immunotoxicity
Data: Fair
LAURIC ACID3 productsNone Identified
Data: Fair
STEARIC ACID7 productsEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE2 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
SODIUM COCOYL GLYCINATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PEG-7 PROPYLHEPTYL ETHER1 productsUse restrictions
Data: None
ACRYLATES/ C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
PPG-91 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM ISETHIONATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM SULFATE1 productsOrgan system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
SODIUM LAUROYL ISETHIONATE3 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
CETYL PALMITATE1 productsUse restrictions
Data: Limited
ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE1 productsIrritation (skin, eyes, or lungs), Use restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM CHLORIDE5 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust
WATER12 productsInnocuous
Data: Robust

* Product counts only include current formulations sold by this company. The company may have other discontinued formulations that use this ingredient. Clicking on the link "X products" will identify all product formulations by this company that have used the ingredient.



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