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Ingredient Directory

Below is a list of commonly used hand sanitizer and personal care product ingredients. Many of these ingredients can be found in B4 Brands’ products, but many are not.

2-Bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol

2-Bromo-2-nitropane-1,3-diol is commonly used as an anti-bacterial agent in personal care products. This chemical is a skin, eye, and respiratory irritant. It is also a formaldehyde releaser which makes it potentially more irritating to the skin and eyes. Also formaldehyde is a known carcinogen and leads to many other serious health ailments. It is suspected to be an environmental toxin.

http://chemicallypure.com/bronopol-2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1-3-diol

http://chemicallypure.com/formaldehyde-and-formaldehyde-releasers

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/700019/2-BROMO-2-NITROPROPANE-1,3-DIOL/

Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol

Acetylated lanolin alcohol is an alcohol formed from the fat in sheep’s wool and is commonly used as an emollient or occlusive agent in many personal care products. It is not known to be hazardous.

Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer

This chemical is commonly used as a thickener in many products and it is considered safe for use in hand hygiene products.

Acrylates/PEG-10 Maleate/Styrene Copolymer

This chemical is most commonly used in the personal care industry as an opacifying agent. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and there is limited evidence of sense organ toxicity. http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706197/SODIUM_STYRENE%3B%3B_PEG-10_MALEATE%3B%3B_NONOXYNOL-10_MALEATE%3B%3B_ACRYLATES_COPOLYMER/

Acrylates/Steareth-20 Methacrylate Copolymer

This is commonly used as a thickening agent and t has been determined to be safe for use in cosmetics.

Acrylic Copolymer

Acrylic copolymers are most commonly used as emulsifying agents and thickeners in personal care products. Acrylic Copolymers are an eye and skin irritant and it is not suspected of having any negative effects on the environment when disposed of properly.

http://www.nicnas.gov.au/publications/car/new/plc/plc0000fr/plc20fr.pdf

Alcohol Denat. (Denatured Alcohol)

It is used as an anti-bacterial agent and it has been deemed safe for use and the only hazard is a drying of the skin.

http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient_more_details.php?ingredient_id=503

Algae Extract

Algae extract is used as a moisturizer in many personal care products and it considered a safe ingredient and algae extract has been used in attempts to help women with menopause and other medical conditions.

Aliphatic Hydrocarbon

Aliphatic hydrocarbons are used as solvents. With this ingredient there is a risk of respiratory problems caused by pulmonary aspirations. Also inhaling this can lead to problems in the central nervous system such as, depression, euphoria, and eventually leading to headaches, obtundation, and even potentially a coma.

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1010734-overview#a0104

Alkyl Dimethyl Benzyl Ammonium Chloride

This ingredient is commonly used as an antibacterial and antimicrobial agent in personal care products. Also, it can be an irritant to the skin in the short term and it can be even more dangerous when ingested through unintentional contact with food.

http://www.epa.gov/oppsrrd1/REDs/adbac_red.pdf

Allantoin

Allantoin is found in the comfrey plant and the urine of mammals and it is most commonly used as a skin conditioner. Allantoin can cause itching, burning, tenderness, and sensitivity to sunlight. Allantoin can also cause severe allergic reactions.

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/allantoin-coal-tar-side-effects.html

Aloe

Aloe is used as a skin conditioner and moisturizer. Aloe vera has been shown to actually protect against cardiotoxicity when ingested.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21614889

Amidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate

There is no information that supports this ingredient being harmful. John I couldn’t find any info on this one.

http://truthinaging.com/ingredients/sodium-cocamidopropyl-pg-dimonium-chloride-phosphate

Aminomethyl Propanol

Aminomethyl propanol is used as an emulsifier and to keep the ph of a product neutral. Also it can cause mild skin irritation and it cannot be mixed with secondary amines because it can cause carcinogens to form.

http://truthinaging.com/ingredients/aminomethyl-propanol

Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate

Ammonium lauryl sulfate is most commonly used in personal care products as a surfactant. It is hazardous with skin and eye contact as an irritant. It is also can be hazardous if swallowed or inhaled. It is also considered to be a potential carcinogen in humans and to have mutagenic effects.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Ammonium_Lauryl_Sulfate_28_-9922923

Ammonium Laureth Sulfate

Ammonium laureth sulfate is derived from coconut oil and is commonly used as a surfactant and cleansing agent. It is a skin irritant and it strips the skin of its natural protective layer which allows other toxic chemicals to be absorbed into the body.

http://www.complete-natural-skin-care.com/sodium-lauryl-sulfate.html

Ammonium Sulfate

Ammonium sulfate is used as a viscosity control. It is a skin and eye irritant and is also dangerous if ingested or inhaled.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Ammonium_sulfate-9927078

Ammonium Xylenosulfonate

Ammonium Xylenosulfonate is used as a surfactant and thickening agent in personal care products. This chemical is a skin and eye irritant and can also cause respiratory tract irritation with prolonged exposure.

http://www.neasecorp.com/PDFs/MSDS/Naxonate4AX.pdf

Arginine

Arginine can be used for healing damaged skin and as a masking agent. This can cause allergic reactions in people with known allergies. Side effects can include but are not limited to itching, burning, rashes, and shortness of breath.

Ascorbyl Palmitate

The main function of ascorbyl palmitate in personal care products is as an antioxidant. No side effects found.

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic Acid is commonly used as a preservative. It can cause allergic reactions to the site where it is applied. Also if ingested it can cause nausea and diarrhea.

http://www.drugs.com/sfx/ascorbic-acid-side-effects.html

Beheneth-10

Beheneth-10 is mainly used as an emulsifier in personal care products. No known toxicities or problems from usage.

Behentrimonium Chloride

Behentrimonium chloride is used as a preservative and antistatic agent. It can irritate the skin and can cause necrosis of the mucous membranes.

http://chemicallypure.com/behentrimonium-chloride

Behentrimonium Methosulfate

This ingredient is used primarily as a preservative. This is a skin and eye irritant and if used for prolonged periods it can worsen preexisting dermatologic or pneumologic disorders.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-cetearyl-alcohol-behentrimonium.pdf

Behenyl Alcohol

This is used mainly as an emulsifier and thickener. Not suspected of being harmful.

Benzethonium Chloride

This ingredient is commonly used as a surfactant and andtibacterial agent. Benzethonium chloride can be a skin and eye irritant and also is toxic to the mucous membranes. Prolonged exposure can lead to damage in the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Benzethonium_chloride-9923044

Benzophenone-4

The only information I could find on this one was as a UV blocker in sunscreen. It is a skin and eye irritant and can also cause irritation to the respiratory tract if inhaled.

http://www.aicma.com/msds/Benzophenone%204.pdf

Benzotriazole

It is commonly used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It can be corrosive to eyes and skin. Eye contact can result in cornea damage or blindness. Skin contact can cause inflammation and blistering. This substance may be toxic to the nervous system and with prolonged exposure it can damage target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Benzotriazole_1_2_3-9923061

Benzyl Alcohol

Benzyl alcohol is often used as a solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and also is dangerous if inhaled. This can cause central nervous system damage and damage to the liver.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Benzyl_alcohol-9927099

BHT

BHT is mainly used as a preservative in personal care products. BHT is a skin, eye, and lung irritant. It can also be toxic in blood, liver, and the central nervous system.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Butylated_hydroxytoluene-9923084

Bisabolol

Bisabolol is used in skin care products because; it can heal the skin and is an anti-irritant and antimicrobial agent. This ingredient is not toxic.

Bis-PEG/PPG-20/20 Dimethicone

This chemical is primarily used as an emulsifier. This is not safe for use on damaged skin and has shown some sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/700768/BIS-PEG%3B%3B_PPG-20%3B%3B_20_DIMETHICONE/

Bis-PEG-12 Dimethicone

This ingredient is used mostly as a skin conditioning agent and an emmolient. This is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and has shown some sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/700761/BIS-PEG-12_DIMETHICONE/

Blue 1 (CI 42090)

This is used as a dye or colorant in personal care products. This can be toxic in moderate doses.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=717787

Boric Acid

Boric acid’s primary use in personal care products is as an antimicrobial agent. This can be a skin and eye irritant. It is also dangerous if ingested or inhaled. It may be damaging to the reproductive system in both men and women. It is potentially hazardous to the kidneys, cardiovascular system, and the central nervous system. Prolonged use can damage target organs.

http://www.ee.iitb.ac.in/~nanoe/msds/boricaxid.pdf

Butylene Glycol

Butylene glycol is most commonly used as a humectant. It can be a skin, eye, and lung irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-2_3_Butylene_Glycol-9923183

C11-13 Isoparaffin

This chemical is most often used as a solvent. There are no known health risks with this ingredient.

C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate

This is commonly used as an emollient and thickener. This is not a hazardous ingredient.

C12-16 Pareth 5

This ingredient is used primarily as an emulsifier.. This is not a hazardous ingredient.

C13-14 Alkane

This is used primarily as a solvent and it is not believed to be hazardous.

C20-40 pareth 24

This ingredient is used mainly as a surfactant and it is not hazardous.

C9-11 Pareth 8

This ingredient is used primarily as a surfactant. It is suspected to be harmful to the environment and to humans.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=700938

C9-16 alkanes/cycloalkanes

This ingredient is used as surfactants, solvents, and cleansing agents. It is also suspected of being toxic and bioaccumulative.

Green Tea Leaf Extract

Green tea leaf extract is used as a beneficial ingredient for the skin. Severe allergic reactions can occur and can cause itchiness or rashes to occur.

http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-76714-Green+Tea+Leaf.aspx?drugid=76714&drugname=Green+Tea+Leaf

White Tea Leaf Extract

It is an antioxidant and is not believed to be hazardous.

Caprylyl Glycol

This is used mainly as a skin conditioning agent. Eye contact can cause damage to the eyes. It can also irritate damaged or infected skin.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-caprylyl-glycol-ethylhexylglycerin.pdf

Carbomer

Carbomer is a thickening agent used to create a gel. Also, it can cause skin and eye irritation.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-carbomer.pdf

Carbopol

Carbopol is used as a thickening agent to create a gel in personal care products. Also it can cause skin and eye irritation.

Cellulose Gum

This ingredient is used as a thickening agent and has no known side effects.

Ceteareth-20

This is used as a thickener and emulsifier.

Cetearyl Alcohol

Cetearyl alcohol is used as an emollient and a thickening agent. Ingestion may cause discomfort but no other side effects.

http://www.lotioncrafter.com/reference/msds_cetearyl_alcohol.pdf

Cetearyl Glucosides

The main function of cetearyl glucosides is as an emulsifier. It is not known to cause side effects.

Cetrimonium Chloride

Centrimonium chloride is most commonly used as a conditioning agent in personal care products. It causes severe eye irritation which can result in corneal injury. It can cause an allergic reaction and can be absorbed through the skin.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Cetrimonium%20Chloride.pdf

Cetyl Acetate

Cetyl acetate is used mainly as a skin conditioning agent or emollient. It can cause eye and skin irritation.

http://www.jeen.com/technical/JEELAN%20AC%20MSDS.pdf

Cetyl Alcohol

This is used mainly as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is also harmful if ingested or inhaled.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9923363

Matricaria Flower Extract

It is used as an anti-inflammatory and antibacterial agent and is not hazardous.

Chlorhexidine Gluconate

This is often used as an antiseptic. It is very hazardous if ingested. It is hazardous as a skin and eye irritant and it should not be inhaled. Prolonged exposure can lead to damage in the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9923401

Chloroxylenol

Chlorxylenol is most commonly used as an antibacterial and preservative. It is hazardous in cases of skin contact, eye contact, or ingestion.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Chloroxylenol-9923450

Cholecalciferol

Cholecalciferol is used as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant in skin care products. It is very hazardous in cases of eye contact, ingestion, or inhalation. Severe over-exposure can result in death. Inflammation of the eye is characterized by redness, watering, and itching. Repeated exposure can lead to an accumulation in the organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Cholecalciferol-9923455

Cholesterol

Cholesterol is used as an emollient and stabilizer. It is a skin and eye irritant. Cholesterol may be toxic to the blood and the liver. Prolonged exposure can lead to damage of the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Cholesterol-9927497

Citric Acid

Citric acid is used primarily to adjust the ph balance of personal care products. It is a skin, eye, and lung irritant and can be slightly hazardous if ingested. Eye contact can result in corneal damage or blindness. Severe over-exposure can produce lung damage, choking, unconsciousness or death. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage. Repeated skin exposure can lead to local skin destruction or dermatitis.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Citric_acid-9923494

Lime Oil

Lime oil is used in personal care products for its fragrance and cleansing properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924494

Orange Extract

This is used for its fragrance. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9926328

Citrus Grandis Peel Oil

This is used for fragrance and skin conditioning properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924201

Tangerine Peel Oil

This is used for its fragrance and skin conditioning properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925162

Cocamide DEA

This ingredient is used primarily as an emulsifier. It can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.aicma.com/msds/Cocamide%20Dea%20212.pdf

Cocamide MEA

This ingredient is used primarily as an emulsifier and can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Cocamide%20MEA.pdf

Cocamidopropyl Betaine

Cocamidopropyl betaine is a surfactant and foam booster and can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.essentialingredients.com/msds/Chembetaine%20C.pdf

Cocamidopropyl hydroxysultaine

This ingredient is a mild surfactant and a cleansing agent. It is a skin irritant.

http://chemicaloftheday.squarespace.com/todays-chemical/2011/3/8/cocamidopropyl-hydroxysultaine.html

Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate

This ingredient is used as an antistatic and hair conditioning agent. It can cause dermatitis, sensitization.

Cocamidopropylamine Oxide

This ingredient’s primary use is as a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.surfactantsinc.com/pdf/Surfox_Lo_Special_MSDS.pdf

Cocamine Oxide

Cocamine oxide is used as a conditioning agent and foam booster. It is a mild skin and eye irritant.

www.southern-chemical.com/techdata/Techmine%20325.pdf

Coco Glucoside

The main function of coco glucosides are as a cleansing agent but it can also be used as a surfactant. It causes skin and eye irritation.

http://www.newdirectionsaromatics.com/msds/cocoglucosidemsds.pdf

Coconut Acid

The primary use of coconut acid is as a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

Collagen Amino Acid

This is used primarily for its antioxidant properties. It is a mild skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Collagen-9923534

Copper PCA

The primary use for copper PCA in personal care products is as a skin conditioning agent. It is known to be bio accumulative. Also it has been shown to contribute to organ system toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/701644/COPPER_PCA/

Cyclomethicone

Cyclomethicone is used mainly as an emollient and is a mild eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Cyclomethicone.pdf

D&C Green #5

This ingredient is used as a dye and colorant in personal care products and can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-D_C_Green_5-9923647

D&C Red #33

This ingredient is a dye and can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-D_C_Red_33-9923654

DEA-C8-18

This ingredient is primarily used as a surfactant in personal care products. It is a human skin, immune system, and respiratory system toxicant. It is classified to be toxic by the Environment Canada Domestic Substance List. It is a persistent bio-accumulative in wildlife and humans. It can affect neurodevelopmental activities at moderate doses. It is also a skin irritant.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=701864

Decyl Glucoside

The main use of decyl glucoside is as a cleansing agent and it can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Decyl%20Glucoside.pdf

Diammonium EDTA

This is mainly used as a solvent and emollient and can be a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9923972

Diazolidinyl Urea

It is mainly used as a preservative and is a formaldehyde releaser. It is a skin and eye irritant. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

http://w ww.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Diazolidinyl_Urea-9923707

Dihydroxypropyl PEG-5

This is mainly used as an antistatic agent. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin. It has restrictions for use in the cosmetic industry. There is limited evidence for sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=701983

Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate

This is used primarily as a skin conditioning agent and emollient. It is a skin irritant.

http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient_more_details.php?ingredient_id=1214

Diisopropylamine

Diisopropylamine is mainly used as a ph adjuster in personal care products. It is a severe skin and eye irritant. The liquid or spray may produce tissue damage on the mucous membranes. Skin contact can produce burns. This substance may be toxic to the lungs, mucous membranes, upper respiratory tract, skin, and eyes. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage. Repeated exposure to spray can lead to frequent attacks of bronchial infection.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Diisopropylamine-9927518

Dimethicone

Dimethicone is mainly used as an emollient in personal care products. It is an eye irritant.

http://www.thesage.com/pub/msds/Dimethicone.pdf

Dimethyl Oxazolidine

Dimethyl Oxazolidine is used as a antimicrobial agent. It is harmful if inhaled, swallowed, or if it comes in contact with the eyes or skin. There is a danger or serious irreversible effects with any of the aforementioned situations. It can also cause severe damage to health with prolonged exposure. It also causes severe burns and may cause cancer. It is suspected of causing cancer and/or genetic damage. It is very toxic to the environment.

http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/sigma-aldrich/help/help-welcome/risk-and-safety-statements/risk-and-safety.html#indicationrisks

Di-PPG-2 Myreth-10 Adipate

This ingredient is used mainly as a surfactant. It has no known hazards or toxic effects.

Dipropylene Glycol

Dipropylene glycol is used as a slip agent and penetration enhancer. It is a skin and eye irritant and is suspected of being toxic to the kidneys, liver, and central nervous system.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Dipropylene_Glycol-9923863

Disodium Cocamido MIPA-Sulfosuccinate

This ingredient is used primarily as a surfactant in personal care products. It is suspected of being an environmental toxin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/702132/DISODIUM_COCAMIDO_MIPA-SULFOSUCCINATE/

Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

This is used mainly as a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.zohardalia.com/Media/Uploads/ZOHARTERIC_D_-_MSDS.pdf

Disodium Cocoyl Glutamate

Disodium cocoyl glutamate is a surfactant and cleaning agent that is found in coconut. This may cause skin and eye irritation which could include erythema or blurring of vision.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/natural%20surfactant.pdf

Disodium Phosphate

Disodium phosphate is most commonly used as an anti-corrosive or masking agent. It is skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925023

Distearyldimonium Chloride

This chemical is mainly used as an antistatic agent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is also an environmentally toxic.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=702183

Edetate Disodium

Edetate disodium is used as a chelating agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Edetate_Disodium_Dihydrogen-9923901

EDTA

EDTA is a chelating agent that functions as a stabilizer in products. It is an eye and skin irritant. Prolonged exposure to this substance can produce damage to the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-EDTA_Disodium_0_5_M_Solution-9925848

Emulsifying Wax

Emulsifying wax is an emulsifying agent. It is an eye irritant. It is toxic to the central nervous system. Prolonged exposure can cause damage to the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925430

Ethanol

Ethanol is a corn based biofuel that serves primarily as a solvent and antimicrobial agent. It causes severe eye damage including sensitization to light, chemical conjunctivitis, and corneal damage. It can cause moderate skin damage including cyanosis of the extremities. Inhalation can cause central nervous system effects such as nausea, headache, dizziness, unconsciousness, and coma. It can cause respiratory tract infections.

http://www.nafaa.org/ethanol.pdf

Ethanolamine

Ethanolamine works mainly as a ph adjuster and a buffering agent. It can cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract burns. It is harmful if absorbed through the skin or inhaled.

http://www.paclp.com/content/documents/MSDS/Ethanolamine.pdf

Ethyl Alcohol

Ethyl alcohol is used primarily as an antimicrobial and solvent. It is a skin and irritant. It is mutagenic for mammalian somatic cells and bacteria or yeast. It has teratogenic effects in humans and is a developmental toxin. It is toxic to blood, the reproductive system, liver, upper respiratory tract, skin, and central nervous system. Prolonged exposure can damage the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Ethyl_alcohol_200_Proof-9923955

Ethylenediamine

Ethylenediamine functions as a chelating agent. It is a skin and eye irritant that is also a permeator, sensitizer, and it corrodes the skin. It can cause damage to the mucous membranes as well as skin and eye inflammation. It is an extremely toxic substance that deteriorates one’s health through build-up in the organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Ethylenediamine-9923970

Ethylhexyl Palmitate

This chemical is used as an emollient in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Ethylhexyl%20Palmitate.pdf

Ethylhexylglycerin

This chemical serves as a skin conditioning agent and as a preservative. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://chemicaloftheday.squarespace.com/todays-chemical/2009/7/31/ethylhexylglycerin.html

Farnesol

Farnesol is a plant extract that is commonly used as a solvent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.kahproducts.com/MSDS/farnesolMSDS.pdf

FD&C Blue #1

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and hazardous if swallowed or inhaled.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Blue_1-9924014

FD&C Blue #2

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and is hazardous if swallowed or inhaled.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Blue_2-9924015

FD&C Green #3

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is toxic to the mucous membranes and prolonged exposure can cause damage to the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Green_3-9924018

FD&C Orange #4

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Orange_IV-9926326

D&C Red #4

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. This is a skin and eye irritant. It is also toxic to the blood, kidneys, bladder, gastrointestinal tract, and glands. Prolonged exposure to this substance can lead to target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-D_C_Red_4-9923650

FD&C Red #40

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and is slightly hazardous if inhaled or ingested.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Red_40-9924020

FD&C Yellow #5

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is very hazardous in the case of inhalation.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Yellow_5-9924021

FD&C Yellow #6

This chemical is used as a colorant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-FD_C_Yellow_6-9924022

Fragrance

This is used to give a scent to the product. It can be a skin and eye irritant. Repeated contact may cause an allergic reaction in the skin. Prolonged inhalation may cause serious health effects.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-fragrance-white-rose.pdf

Gluconic Acid

Gluconic acid is a plant based compound that works as a humectant and solvent. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is hazardous if ingested.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Gluconic_Acid_50_-9924146

Glucono-Delta-Lactone

This product is an irritant to the skin, eyes, digestive tract, and the respiratory tract.

http://www.xzfood.com/images/008.pdf

Gluconolactone

Gluconolactone is used as a solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924147

Glycerin

Glycerin works as a humectant and solvent in many personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant, as well as, a skin permeator. This substance may also be toxic to the kidneys and prolonged exposure could cause target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Glycerin-9927350

Glycerol Monolaurate

This is used as an emulsifier and preservative. It is not known to be a toxin.

Glyceryl Cocoate

Glyceryl cocoate is used mainly as an emollient and thickening agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.lotioncrafter.com/reference/msds_peg7_glyceryl_cocoate.pdf

Glyceryl Laurate

Glyceryl laurate works as an emollient and surfactant in many personal care products. It is believed to be of no human or environmental hazards.

Glyceryl Oleate

Glyceryl oleate is used as a thickener and emollient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Arlacel_186-9925622

Glyceryl Stearate

This chemical works as an emollient and thickener. It is not known to be hazardous.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-glyceryl-stearate.pdf

Glycine

Glycine is used as a buffering agent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Glycine-9927179

Glycol Distearate

Glycol distearate is used primarily as an emollient and thickening agent in personal care products. It is not known to be hazardous.

Glycol Stearate

This ingredient is used as an emollient and thickening agent in many personal care products. It is not known to be hazardous.

Green 5 (CI 61570)

This chemical is used as a colorant and dye in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9923647

Sunflower Seed Oil

Sunflower seed oil is used for its smoothing properties and as an emollient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925156

Hexyldecanol

Hexyldecanol is used as an emollient and skin conditioning agent. It is a skin and eye irritant and can cause irritation in the mucous membranes. If this substance is ingested it can cause vomiting.

http://www.jeen.com/technical/JEECOL%20ICA%20MSDS.pdf

Hexylene Glycol

Hexylene glycol works as a humectant and surfactant in personal care products. This is a skin and eye irritant and can be hazardous if inhaled or swallowed. This substance can cause damage to the kidneys, nervous system, and liver. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Hexylene_Glycol-9924261

Hydrofluorocarbon 152a

This chemical is used mainly as a propellant. It is suspected to be toxic to blood or the cardiovascular system.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=702910

Hydrogenated Polyisobutene

Hydrogenated polyisobutene is used mainly as an emollient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-polyisobutene.pdf

Hydrolyzed Collagen

This is a form of animal collagen that works as a water binding agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.silverfernchemical.com/upasset/pdf/Polypro%2015000%20-%20Hydrolyzed%20collagen%20-%20Hydrolyzed%20gelatin%20-%20Gelatin%20hydrolysate%20MSDS%20(SFC).pdf

Hydroxyethyl Urea

This is used primarily as a humectant and skin conditioning agent. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause skin inflammation. With prolonged exposure to a high concentration it can cause metabolism disturbances, emphysema, chronic weight loss, and it aggravates pre-existing conditions.

http://www.dirtdoctor.com/Urea-MSDS_vq3646.htm

Hydroxyethycellulose

It is a plant based thickening agent and emulsifier. It can cause irritation to the mucous membranes.

http://www.lotioncrafter.com/reference/msds_hydroxyethylcellulose.pdf

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose

This chemical is used as a thickener. It is hazardous to the skin and eyes and should not be ingested or inhaled. It is toxic to the lungs and prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924330

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose works as a viscosity controlling agent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and it may be an irritant to the mucous membranes.

http://www.ampolymer.com/MSDS/HPMC.pdf

Hydroxytyrosol

Hydroxytyrosol is derived from olives and is a very powerful antioxidant. It is not suspected to be hazardous to humans but is environmentally hazardous.

http://www.seqchem.com/safetysheet.php?SQIndex=SRP03955h

Hypromellose

Hypromellose is used to control viscosity. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.aicma.com/msds/Hydroxypropyl%20Methylcellulose%20-%20Hypromellose.pdf

Isobutane

Isobutane is used most commonly as a propellant. Inhalation of high concentrations of this may cause dizziness, disorientation, incoordination, narcosis, nausea, or narcotic effects.

http://zenstoves.net/MSDS/isobutane.pdfv

Isohexadecane

Isohexadecane is most commonly used in personal care products as a solvent. It can cause skin and eye irritation.

http://www.lotioncrafter.com/reference/msds_isohexadecane.pdf

Isoleucine

This is used for its antioxidant properties in personal care products. It is hazardous as a skin and eye irritant and can be very hazardous if ingested.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927197

Isopropanol

Isopropanol is mainly used as a solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause corneal injuries to occur. It can be absorbed through the skin. If it is inhaled it can cause nervous system effects such as nausea, headaches, dizziness, unconsciousness, and in high enough concentrations coma and death due to respiratory failure. It can also damage the kidneys.

http://130.15.90.245/Chin-Sang%20Lab%20MSDS/Fisher/Isopropanol(MSDS).htm

Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropyl alcohol is primarily used as a solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant as well as a skin permeator and sensitizer. It can be toxic to the kidneys, liver, skin, central nervous system, reproductive system, and the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Isopropyl_alcohol_99_-9926005

Isopropyl Myristate

Isopropyl myristate is an emollient and emulsifier. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Isopropyl_myristate-9924416

Isopropyl Palmitate

Isopropyl myristate is a thickening agent and emollient that can clog pores and is not known to be toxic.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Isopropyl_palmitate-9924417

Jojoba Esters

This is an emollient that is made from jojoba oil. It is a skin and eye irritant and it should not be ingested.

http://www.naturalsourcing.com/msds/MSDS_Jojoba_Esters_20_60.pdf

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is a plant-based emollient used in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Jojoba_Oil-9924427

Walnut Shell Powder

Walnut shell powder is used as an abrasive. This is not a hazardous ingredient.

Lactic Acid

Lactic acid is an exfoliant that can be derived from milk but is usually synthetic in cosmetics. It is a skin and eye irritant and is corrosive to both the skin and the eyes. It can produce tissue damage to the mucous membranes of eye, mouth, and respiratory tract. Inhalation can produce severe irritation to the respiratory tract. Prolonged exposure can lead to severe skin and eye irritation as well as respiratory tract irritation.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Lactic_Acid_85_-9924447

Lanolin

Lanolin is an emollient found in the sebaceous glands of sheep. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Lanolin_oil-9924454

Lauramide DEA

This chemical is a foam booster and viscosity controller that is commonly used in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and it should not be swallowed.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Lauramide%20DEA.pdf

Lauramine Oxide

Lauramine oxide is a commonly used surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.fastenal.com/web/msds/getmsds.ex?sku=0601021

Laureth-10

Laureth-10 is used as a surfactant and emulsifier in many personal care products. This is known to contain 1,4 dioxane which can be harmful but it is normally removed in the purification process.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/703415/LAURETH-10/

Lauryl Betaine

Lauryl betaine is often used in personal care products because of its skin conditioning properties. It is a skin and eye irritant and can cause severe burns. There is a danger of serious irreversible effects. This product may cause cancer. It may cause long-term adverse effects in the environment. There is a risk of impaired fertility and of harm to an unborn child. It can cause serious health damage with prolonged exposure.

http://us.chemicalbook.com/RiskAndSafety.htm#Safety

Lauryl Glucoside

Lauryl glucoside is a common surfactant. It is a skin irritant and can potentially cause dermatitis.

http://www.dormer.ca/PDF_MSDS/L-004.pdf

Leucine

Leucine is used as a moisturizer and for its antioxidant properteis. It is an eye irritant and can be very hazardous if it is ingested.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927207

Meadowfoam Seed Oil

This is used as a skin conditioning agent and as an emollient. It is not known to be toxic.

Limonene

Limonene is a plant extract that is often made synthetically for its fragrance. It is extremely hazardous if ingested. It is also a skin and eye irritant that can lead to worse side effects such as skin inflammation. Prolonged inhalation can lead to chronic respiratory inflammation.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Limonene-9924495

Linoleammonium Chloride

This is commonly used in personal care products as an antistatic agent. This is not safe for damaged or injured skin and there is limited evidence of sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=701983

L-proline

Proline is used for its antioxidant properties and it is a common skin-identical ingredient. It is an eye irritant and it can produce damage in the target organs with prolonged exposure.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-L_Proline-9927237

L-taurine

Taurine is used in personal care products to help promote skin hydration. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925166

Macadamia Nut Oil

Macadamia nut oil is often used for its skin conditioning properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-macadamia-nut-oil.pdf

Magnesium Chloride

This is used as a viscosity control and it helps the products that it is used in coagulate. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Magnesium_Chloride_51_-9926023

Magnesium Nitrate

Magnesium nitrate is primarily used as a preservative in personal care products. It is a skin, eye, and lung irritant. Prolonged exposure can result in skin burns and ulcerations.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Magnesium_nitrate_hexahydrate-9927355

Mannitol

Mannitol is a common skin conditioner in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Mannitol-9927223

Spearmint Leaf Oil

Spearmint leaf oil is used primarily as a fragrance. It is a skin and eye irritant and it should not be inhaled or ingested. It is toxic to the mucous membranes and prolonged exposure can produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925067

Methylisothiazolinone

It is a preservative and it should be only used in products that are not left on the hand or that are rinsed off. It is believed to kill brain cells and cause severe damage to the central nervous system potentially leading to the earlier development of Alzheimer’s.

http://www.kensavage.com/archives/common-chemical-methylisothiazolinone-found-dangerous/

Methylpropanediol

Methylpropanediol functions as a solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-2_Amino_2_methyl_1_3_propanediol-9922893

Methylsulfonylmethane

This chemical is used as a solvent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.ingredientstodiefor.com/files/MSMMSDS.pdf

Mineral Oil

Mineral oil is most commonly used as an emollient. It is an eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Mineral_oil-9927364

Myristyl Alcohol

Myristyl alcohol is most commonly used as an emollient in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and can cause inflammation in the eyes. Myristyl Alcohol is hazardous to the mucous membranes and prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage. It is very hazardous if ingested.

https://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9926162

N-acetyl-L-cysteine

This is used mainly as a skin conditioner in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause inflammation in both. It also should not be inhaled or ingested and prolonged inhalation can lead to chronic respiratory irritation.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-N_Acetyl_L_Cysteine-9922782

Niacinamide

Niacinamide is in personal care products as a vitamin that is beneficial for the skin. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Niacinamide_ascorbate-9926208

Nonoxynol-10

This ingredient is used as a more mild surfactant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9926291

n-Propanol

Propanol is most commonly used as a solvent in personal care products. It has been found to produce cancer in laboratory animals and is a skin and eye irritant.

http://msds.chem.ox.ac.uk/PR/1-propanol.html

Octyldodecanol

Octyldodecanol is used as an emollient and emulsifier. It can be a skin and eye irritant and can irritate the upper respiratory tract if inhaled

http://www.jeen.com/technical/JEECOL%20ODD%20MSDS.pdf

Olive Fruit Oil

Olive is an emollient that is derived from the olive fruit that has antioxidant properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Olive_oil-9927377

Orange 4

Orange 4 is used as a colorant and dye in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Orange_IV-9926326

Oregano Oil

This ingredient is found in olives and has strong antibacterial properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.essentialoil.com/msdsoreg.html

Panthenol

Panthenol is a form of vitamin b that is added to personal care products. Panthenol is converted to vitamin B5 when absorbed by the skin cells. Vitamin B5 has anti-inflammatory and soothing properties and can stimulate skin regeneration.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Panthenol-9926392

PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate

This is used most commonly as a surfactant. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=704512

PEG-18 Glyceryl Oleate Cocoate

This is used as a surfactant and emollient in personal care products. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=704535

PEG-10 Dimethicone

PEG-10 dimethicone is usedmost widely as a surfactant and emollient in personal care products and it is not toxic.

PEG-100 Stearate

This is most commonly used as an emollient, emulsifier, and surfactant and it is not considered to be toxic.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-glyceryl-stearate-peg-100-stearate.pdf

PEG-12 Dimethicone

This is most commonly used as a surfactant and emollient and is safe for use.

PEG-120 Methyl Glucose Dioleate

This is a commonly used surfactant and cleansing agent and is safe for use.

PEG-150 Distearate

This is used as a thickening agent. It can cause skin and eye irritation.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-peg-150-distearate.pdf

PEG-18 Dimethicone

This chemical is most often used as an emollient or surfactant. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=705292

PEG-20 Glyceryl Stearate

This is used as a surfactant and emollient. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and has shown limited sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/704554/PEG-20_GLYCERYL_TRIISOSTEARATE/

PEG-200 Hydrogenated Glyceryl Palmate

This is used as an emulsifier and solvent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.nicnas.gov.au/publications/car/new/plc/plc0700fr/plc736fr.pdf

PEG-32

PEG-32 is a common emulsifier in personal care products. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and has shown limited sense organ toxicity

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=704582

PEG-45 Palm Kernel Glycerides

This chemical is used as an emollient and surfactant. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and has shown limited sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=704605

PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate

This is an emollient and surfactant. It may be an eye irritant. With prolonged skin contact it can cause irritation of the hair follicles and block sebaceous glands, causing rash, acne or dermatitis.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/PEG-7%20Glyceryl%20Cocoate.pdf

PEG-75 Lanolin

PEG-75 lanolin is a surfactant that is not hazardous.

http://www.alchemchemical.com/product-details/items/742.html

PEG-8 Dimethicone

This is used as a surfactant and emollient in many personal care products. It is not safe for use on injured or damaged skin and is shown limited sense organ toxicity.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/704663/PEG-8_DIMETHICONE/

PEG-80 Sorbitan Laurate

This is a mild surfactant. It has been found to be a strong skin toxin

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=704685

Perfluoroalkylethyl Phosphate

It is a surfactant and emulsifier. It is a skin and immune system toxin. It is a known respiratory toxin and is suspected of causing cancer. It is suspected of having neurodevelopmental effects and is bio accumulative.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=701864

Petrolatum

Petrolatum is an emollient used in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Petrolatum_white-9927388

Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is a mild preservative that doesn’t release formaldehyde. It is very hazardous as a skin and eye irritant. It can cause skin and eye inflammation. This is toxic to the kidneys, nervous system, and liver. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-2_Phenoxyethanol-9926486

Phenylalanine

This is used for its antioxidant properties. It is a skin and eye irritant.

www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927391

Phytonadione

Phytonadione is a form a vitamin K that is put into personal care products. It is hazardous if ingested, inhaled, or as an eye irritant. Prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Phytonadione-9926552

Polyethylene Glycol

This is a thickener that is used in personal care products and is sometimes used as an abrasive in those products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Polyethylene_glycol_1000-9926622

Polymethoxy Bicyclic Oxazolidine

This is mainly used as a preservative and an antimicrobial agent. It is not harmful.

Polyquaternium-10

Polyquaternium-10 is a film forming agent. It is not harmful.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-polyquaternium-10.pdf

Polyquaternium-6

This is a film forming agent. It is not harmful.

Polyquaternium-7

This is a film forming agent. It is a skin and eye irritant. Prolonged eye contact can cause irreversible damage.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Polyquaternium%207.pdf

Polysorbate 80

Polysorbate 80 is a commonly used surfactant and emulsifier. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-POLYSORBATE_80-9926645

Polysorbate 60

This is a common surfactant and emulsifier. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-POLYSORBATE_60-9926642

Polystyrene

This is a film forming chemical used in many personal care products. It is an eye irritant.

http://mcf.tamu.edu/docs/msds-pdfs/POLYSTYRENE-PELLETS.pdf

Potassium Cocoate

This is a commonly used surfactant and it is not toxic.

Potassium Hydroxide

Potassium hydroxide which is also known as lye is used as a surfactant in many personal care products and it also helps to control the ph balance. It is a very strong skin and eye irritant. It is also corrosive to the skin and eyes. Inhalation can lead to respiratory tract irritation and severe overexposure can lead to lung damage, unconsciousness, and even death. Potassium hydroxide can also cause target organ damage. Repeated skin exposure can kill the skin or cause dermatitis.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Potassium_hydroxide-9927230

Potassium Stearate

Potassium stearate is mainly used as a surfactant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.hallstar.com/msds/10277_MSDS.pdf

PPG-24-Glycereth-24

This chemical is commonly used as a surfactant or as a solvent in many personal care products. It is expected to be harmful or toxic.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/722897/PPG-24-GLYCERETH-24/

Proline

Proline is used in many products for its antioxidant properties. It is hazardous if inhaled, ingested, and as an eye irritant. It can also produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927237

Propane

Propane is commonly used in personal care products as a propellant. It is an asphyxiant. It can cause freezing of tissue or frostbite.

http://www.iigas.com/propane_msds.htm

Propyl 3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoate

The primary use of this chemical is as a preservative. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.chemicalbook.com/ProductMSDSDetailCB1465703_EN.htm

Propyl Alcohol

Propyl alcohol is used primarily as a solvent. It is a skin and eye irritant and can cause inflammation of the eye.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924736

Propylene Glycol

Propylene glycol is widely used as a humectant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant. Prolonged exposure can cause target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Propylene_glycol-9927239

PVP

PVP is used as an antimicrobial agent.

Pyridoxine HCI

Pyridoxine is vitamin B6 and is used in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause eye inflammation

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Pyridoxine_HCl-9924765

Quaternium-15

Quaternium-15 is primarily used as a preservative in personal care products. It is a formaldehyde releasing preservative. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause deterioration to one’s health by accumulation in the organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Quaternium_15-9924780

Quaternium-18 Bentonite

Quaternium-18 is commonly used as a thickening agent and emulsifier and it is not known to be hazardous.

Retinyl Palmitate

Retinyl palmitate is a form of vitamin A and it is used in many products for its antioxidant properties. It is a skin and eye irritant. If ingested it could cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, cramps, dizziness, or liver dysfunction. It also should not be used by pregnant women.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-vitamin-a-retinol-palmitate.pdf

Salicylic Acid

Salicylic acid is a commonly used antibacterial agent and exfolliant. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is a development toxin and it accumulates in organs. Severe exposure can result in death.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Salicylic_acid-9927249

SD Alcohol-3C

This is commonly used as a surfactant and as an emollient. It is a penetration enhancer and can cause skin and eye irritation.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient.php?ingred06=705847

SD Alcohol 40-B

SD alcohol 40-B is a common surfactant and emollient. It is a penetration enhancer.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/705850/SD_ALCOHOL_40B/

Serine

Serine is used in many personal care products for its antioxidant properties. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause skin and eye irritation.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927250

Silica

Silica is a common compound found in nature and is used as a thickener in personal care products. It is toxic to the lungs and mucous membranes and prolonged exposure can produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Silica_Standard_1mg_ml-9926788

Sodium Benzoate

Sodium benzoate is most commonly used as a preservative in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant. It is a reproductive system toxin. It can also be toxic to the blood, liver, and the central nervous system. Prolonged exposure can produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_benzoate-9927413

Sodium Borate

Sodium borate is used primarily as an antibacterial agent and as a ph adjuster in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_borate-9924968

Sodium C14-16 Olefin Sulfonate

Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate is used as a detergent cleansing agent in many products. This ingredient can be derived from coconuts. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://jeen.com/technical/MSDS%20JEENATE%20AOS-40.pdf

Sodium Chloride

Sodium chloride more commonly known as table salt is often used as a binding agent and sometimes as an abrasive in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_chloride-9927593

Sodium Citrate

Sodium citrate is most commonly used to control the ph balance in a product but is also used for its antioxidant and preservative properties. It is an eye irritant. It is also toxic to the lungs and mucous membranes. Prolonged exposure can produce damage in the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_Citrate_30_-9926841

Sodium coco Sulfate

Sodium coco sulfate is a surfactant. It is also the same chemical as sodium lauryl sulfate except that SLS is a more purified form of this chemical that is derived from coconuts. It is a skin and eye irritant that can cause dermatitis.

http://www.hallstar.com/msds/10668_MSDS.pdf

Sodium Hyaluronate

Sodium hyaluronate is a skin conditioning ingredient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924276

Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium hydroxide is primarily used in personal care products to control the ph level. Another name for sodium hydroxide is lye. It is a skin and eye irritant that is also corrosive to the skin causing itching, scaling, blistering, or burns. It can produce damage to the mucous membranes and eye inflammation. It is toxic to the lungs, mucous membranes, and target organs. Prolonged exposure can cause severe skin and eye irritation and respiratory tract infection leading to bronchial infection.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_Hydroxide_40_-9926880

Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate

This chemical is derived from amino acids and is most commonly used as a skin conditioning agent and occasionally as a preservative. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.naturalingredient.org/Articles/msds_suttocide_A.pdf

Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate

This is most commonly used as a thickener and in higher concentrations it can function as a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.snowdriftfarm.com/sll_msds.html

Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate

This is a surfactant that functions as a foam booster in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.closedsystemlabs.com/Pdf’s/MSDS%20-%20Sodium%20Lauroyl%20Sarcosinate.pdf

Sodium Lauryl Glucose Carboxylate

This is a cleansing agent that is found in coconuts. This is a severe eye irritant that can cause eye damage.

http://www.makingcosmetics.com/msds1/msds-cocoamphoacetate.pdf

Sodium PCA

Sodium PAC is naturally found in skin and is a water binding agent that is not hazardous.

Sodium Sesquicarbonate

Sodium sesquicarbonate is used to adjust the ph balance in a product. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_sesquicarbonate-9925034

Sodium Sulfate

Sodium sulfate is used to control the viscosity of a product. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_Sulfate_0_1_M-9926895

Sodium Tallate

Sodium tallate is the salt of tall oil and it is used primarily as a surfactant. It is suspected to be an environmental toxin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/723943/SODIUM_TALLATE/

Sodium Tallowate

Sodium tallowate is a surfactant that is found in beef tallow. It is suspected to be an environmental toxin.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/706201/SODIUM_TALLOWATE/

Sodium Xylene Sulfonate

Sodium xylene sulfonate is a commonly used surfactant. It is a skin, eye, and lung irritant and prolonged exposure can lead to target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sodium_Xylenesulfonate_40_-9925054

Sorbic Acid

Sorbic acid is a preservative that can be found in mountain ash berries but is oftentimes produced synthetically. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sorbic_acid-9925055

Sorbitol

Sorbitol is a humectant and thickening agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Sorbitol-9925062

Squalane

Squalane is oil that can be derived from shark liver, olives, or sebum. It is most commonly used in personal care products as an emollient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Squalane-9925072

Steareth-2

Steareth-2 is a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Steareth-2.pdf

Steareth-20

Steareth-20 is used mainly as a surfactant in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Steareth-20.pdf

Steareth-4

Steareth-4 is most commonly used as a surfactant. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.jeen.com/technical/MSDS%20JEECOL%20SA-4.pdf

Stearic Acid

Stearic acid is a fatty acid and it is most commonly used as an emollient and thickener in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Stearic_acid-9927609

Stearyl Alcohol

Stearyl alcohol is commonly used as an emollient and emulsifier. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Stearyl_alcohol-9925092

Stevia extract

Stevia extract is commonly used as a masking agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925097

Styrene Acrylates Copolymer

This is used as a film forming agent in many personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant that is hazardous to the nervous system and upper respiratory tract. Prolonged exposure can produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Styrene_monomer_-9925112

Sulfated Castor Oil

Sulfated castor oil is made by adding sulfur to castor oil and it was one of the first synthetically created detergents. It is an irritant.

Tallow Acid

Tallow acid is an emollient rendered from animal fat and it is not hazardous.

TEA Lauryl Sulfate

This chemical is used as a surfactant and thickener. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://exporterlabchemicals.com/msds/AL4076.html

Tetrahydroxypropyl Ethylenediamine

Tetrahydroxypropyl ethylenediamine works as a chelating agent. It is a skin and eye irritant.

Tetrasodium EDTA

Tetrasodium EDTA is a chelating agent and it also serves to prevent other minerals from bonding in personal care products. It is a sever skin and eye irritant and is also a skin permeator and sensitizer making it easier to absorb other substances. It is corrosive to the skin and eyes and can cause tissue damage to the mucous membranes. It can also cause skin burns. It is toxic to the blood, kidneys, lungs, liver, and mucous membranes and can produce target organ damage. It can also cause respiratory tract irritation and bronchial infection

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Tetrasodium_ethylenediaminetetraacetate-9923981

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate

This vegetable based ingredient is commonly used as a chelating agent in personal care products. It is not a toxic chemical.

http://www.goodguide.com/ingredients/291504-tetrasodium-glutamate-diacetate

Thymus Vulgaris Oil

Thymus vulgaris oil is an antioxidant rich extract from thyme. It is a skin and eye irritant which can be toxic to the mucous membranes. It also may be toxic to the kidneys, liver, and central nervous system. It also can cause target organ damage with prolonged exposure

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Thymol-9927623

Titanium Dioxide

Titanium dioxide is a mineral that is commonly used as an emulsifier and thickening agent in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant and it should not be inhaled or ingested. It also may be to harmful to the lungs, and the upper respiratory tract. It can also cause target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925268

Tocopherol

Tocopherol is another form of vitamin E that is commonly used in personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925274

Tocopheryl Acetate

Tocopheryl acetate is a form of vitamin E that is antioxidant rich. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9925276

Triclosan

Learn more about triclosan.

Trideceth-5

Trideceth-5 serves as a surfactant and emulsifier in many personal care products. It is expected to be toxic to both humans and the environment and is considered a medium health risk in humans.

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/724602/TRIDECETH-5/

Tridecyl Alcohol

Tridecyl alcohol is used in many personal care products as an emulsifier. It should not be ingested.

http://www.kyowachemical.co.jp/eng/pdf/TDA_ecat.pdf

Triethanolamine

Triethanolamine is used in personal care products as a ph adjuster. It is a skin and eye irritant that should not be ingested or inhaled. It is toxic to the kidneys, liver, and skin; and can produce target organ damage.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927306

Tritium Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil

This is an emollient that is derived from wheat that is used in many personal care products. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Wheat_germ_oil-9925436

Urea

Urea is a component of urine but normally synthetic versions are used in cosmetics. It is a water binding ingredient and in small amounts it can exfoliate the skin. It is a skin and eye irritant that can be toxic to the blood, cardiovascular system, and target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Urea-9927317

Vaccinium Marcocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Extract

Cranberry extract is used for its antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. It can cause allergic reactions to those who are allergic to aspirin.

http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-958-CRANBERRY.aspx?activeIngredientId=958&activeIngredientName=CRANBERRY

Valine

Valine is one of the essential amino acids and it is used in personal care products for its antioxidant properies. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927319

Vanilla Planifolia (Vanilla) Fruit Extract

Vanilla extract is used primarily for a fragrance but it also possesses some antioxidant properties. It is a skin and eye irritant that can be damaging to the reproductive system, liver, upper respiratory tract, skin, central nervous system, and the target organs.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Vanilla_Extract_Pure-9925408

Vanillin

Vanillin is an extract of the vanilla bean and in personal care products it is used for its fragrance. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Vanillin-9927641

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is used in personal care products for its antioxidants. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Vitamin_E-9925425

Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract

Grape seed extract is used as an emollient and it contains antioxidants. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9924198

Water

Water is used as a solvent and it is not hazardous.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Water-9927321

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is derived from bacteria and used as a thickener. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/xMSDS-Xanthan_gum-9927645

Zea Mays (Corn) Kernel Meal

Corn kernel meal is used as a binding agent. It can be hazardous as a dust if inhaled.

http://www.bpilabs.com/msds/Corn%20Starch.pdf

Zea Mays (Corn) Oil

Corn oil is used as a plant-based, fragrance-free emollient. It is a skin and eye irritant.

http://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9927139


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