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CLEANING PRODUCT MINERAL SALTS

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
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
High Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: May contain ingredients with potential for developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; respiratory effects; skin irritation/allergies/damage
This unspecific ingredient, Cleaning Product Mineral Salts, can be found in 8 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
May damage fertility or the unborn child
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
May damage fertility.
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
May damage the unborn child.
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
Clear evidence of endocrine disruption in at least one animal study
 
high
 
EU Endocrine Disrupters - EU Endocrine
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
Suspected of damaging the unborn child.
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
upper respiratory tract irritation
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
SODIUM BORATE, ANHYDROUS
not classifiable as a human carcinogen
 
low
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
 
 
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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