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CHLORINE BLEACH

Products with this unspecific ingredient may be composed of any the specific substances listed below. The evidence shown is based on the most concerning group member.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
High Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Moderate Concern
 
Cancer
 
Some Concern
 
Environment
 
High Concern
 
Top scoring factors: May contain ingredients with potential for skin irritation/allergies/damage; chronic aquatic toxicity; acute aquatic toxicity
This unspecific ingredient, Chlorine bleach, can be found in 2 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Component: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Oven Cleaner; Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Very toxic to aquatic life
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Component: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Very toxic to aquatic life
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Component: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Asthmagen (allergic)
 
moderate
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Harmful if swallowed
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Component: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Asthmagen
 
some
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
May cause respiratory irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Component: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Oven Cleaner; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Causes serious eye irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes

Impurities

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Very toxic to aquatic life
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Suspected of causing cancer
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
Suspected of causing cancer
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Known to cause reproductive toxicity
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Suspected of causing cancer
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
some
 
NTP 12th RoC - NTP RoC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
some
 
NTP 12th RoC - NTP RoC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Toxic in contact with skin
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Toxic if swallowed
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Toxic if inhaled
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Toxic if inhaled
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
liver damage
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Asthmagen (irritation)
 
some
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
embryo/fetal damage
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
liver damage
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
kidney damage
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
central nervous system impairment
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
suspected human carcinogen
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
Harmful if inhaled
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Harmful if swallowed
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Asthmagen
 
some
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
May cause respiratory irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLOROFORM
Causes skin irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Causes skin irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
Causes serious eye irritation
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
eye irritation
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity
 
low
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: 1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CHLORINE
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
TROCLOSENE SODIUM, DIHYDRATE
Impurity: CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
low
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
 
 
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