Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About CARBOXYMETHYL HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR: Carboxymethyl Hydroxypropyl Guar is a sodium salt of a propylene glycol ether ofcarboxymethyl guar.
Function(s): Binder; Emulsion Stabilizer; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Aqueous; BINDING; EMULSION STABILISING; GEL FORMING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING
Synonym(s): CARBOXYMETHYL 2-HYDROXYPROPYL ETHER GUAR GUM; CARBOXYMETHYL HYDROXYPROPYL GUAR GUM, SODIUM SALT; SODIUM CARBOXYLMETHYL (HYDROXYPROPYL) GUAR; GUAR GUM, CARBOXYMETHYL 2-HYDROXYPROPYL ETHER; GUAR GUM, CARBOXYMETHYL 2HYDROXYPROPYL ETHER, SODIUM SALT
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry. |
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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