Common chemicals in cosmetics, California 2007-2014

ChemicalOccurences
Titanium dioxide69023
Retinol/retinyl esters2152
Butylated hydroxyanisole1819
Cocamide diethanolamine1392
Retinyl palmitate1102
Silica, crystalline (airborne particles of respirable size)1082
Vitamin A palmitate864
Mica807
Trade Secret657
Carbon black509
Mineral oils, untreated and mildly treated443
Triethanolamine418
Carbon black (airborne, unbound particles of respirable size)349
Talc263
Benzophenone221
Retinol211
Methyleugenol151
Cocamide DEA147
Estragole147
Formaldehyde (gas)141
Cocamide MEA98
beta-Myrcene74
Coffea arabica extract72
Cosmetic talc69
Coffee64
Toluene62
1,4-Dioxane57
Acetaldehyde55
Styrene52
Ginkgo biloba extract50
California Safe Cosmetics Program, California Department of Public Health. 2014. Cosmetics-Chemicals-CA-CDPH.csv.