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Table 1 Haptens in cosmetics for infants with numbers and percent of particular hapten

From: Cosmetics for neonates and infants: haptens in products’ composition

Haptens Cosmetics containing hapten (out of 212) Leave-on cosmetics with hapten (out of 91) Rinse-off cosmetics with hapten (out of 88) Wet-wipes with hapten (out of 33)
No. % No. % No. % No. %
Cocamidopropyl betaine 65 30.7 0 0 56 63.6 9 27.3
Tocopherol 60 28.3 38 41.8 19 21.6 3 9.1
Phenoxyethanol 55 25.9 23 25.3 15 17.0 17 51.5
Tocopheryl acetate 41 19.3 33 36.3 6 6.8 2 6.1
Propylene glycol 35 16.5 16 17.6 10 11.4 9 27.3
Ethylhexylglycerin 29 13.7 15 16.5 1 1.1 13 39.4
Benzyl alcohol 24 11.3 15 16.5 6 6.8 3 9.1
Limonene 20 9.4 13 14.3 7 8.0 0 0
Lanolin alcohol 19 9.0 15 16.5 3 3.4 1 3.0
Cetyl alcohol 19 9.0 19 20.9 0 0 0 0
Linalool 18 8.5 14 15.4 4 4.5 0 0
Decyl glucoside 17 8.0 0 0 17 19.3 0 0
Paraben mix 12 5.7 7 7.7 4 4.5 1 3.0
Geraniol 12 5.7 11 12.1 1 1.1 0 0
Coumarin 12 5.7 10 11.0 2 2.3 0 0
Methylisothiazolinone 10 4.7 7 7.7 0 0 3 9.1
DMDM hydantoin 10 4.7 1 1.1 9 10.2 0 0
Citronellol 10 4.7 8 8.8 2 2.3 0 0
Sorbitan sesquioleate 6 2.8 6 6.6 0 0 0 0
Citral 6 2.8 5 5.5 1 1.1 0 0
Stearyl alcohol 6 2.8 6 6.6 0 0 0 0
MI/MCI 5 2.4 0 0 5 5.7 0 0
2-Bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol 4 1.9 3 3.3 1 1.1 0 0
Isopropyl myristate 3 1.4 3 3.3 0 0 0 0
Polysorbate 80 3 1.4 2 2.2 0 0 1 3.0
Sorbitan oleate 3 1.4 3 3.3 0 0 0 0
BHA 3 1.4 2 2.2 1 1.1 0 0
Cinnamal 3 1.4 3 3.3 0 0 0 0
Hydroxycitronellal 3 1.4 2 2.2 1 1.1 0 0
Benzyl salicylate 3 1.4 3 3.3 0 0 0 0
HICC 3 1.4 2 2.2 1 1.1 0 0
Chlorhexidine digluconate 2 0.9 2 2.2 0 0 0 0
Propyl gallate 2 0.9 1 1.1 1 1.1 0 0
Cinnamyl alcohol 2 0.9 2 2.2 0 0 0 0
Farnesol 2 0.9 2 2.2 0 0 0 0
Benzyl benzoate 2 0.9 2 2.2 0 0 0 0
Triethanolamine 1 0.5 0 0 1 1.1 0 0
BHT 1 0.5 1 1.1 0 0 0 0
Amyl cinnamal 1 0.5 1 1.1 0 0 0 0
Benzyl cinnamate 1 0.5 1 1.1 0 0 0 0
Butylphenyl methylpropional 1 0.5 0 0 1 1.1 0 0
  1. BHA, 2-tert-butyl-4-methoxyphenol; BHT, 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-cresol; HICC, hydroxyisohexyl 3-cyclohexene carboxaldehyde; MCI, methylchloroisothiazolinone; MI, methylisothiazolinone