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BENZOPHENONE

 
This substance ranges from C to D depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Moderate Concern
 
Environment
 
Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of cancer
BENZOPHENONE can be found in 1 product.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
moderate
 
IARC 103 - IARC
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Insufficient data on endocrine disruption
 
low
 
EU Endocrine Disrupters - EU Endocrine
EPA testing shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
EPA Fathead Minnow Acute Toxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
 
 
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