Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About HYDROLYZED COLLAGEN: Hydrolyzed Collagen is a hydrolysate of animal or fish collagen derived by acid, enzyme orother method of hydrolysis. It is characterized by a significant level of hydroxyproline residues.
Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Nail Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; ANTISTATIC; EMOLLIENT; FILM FORMING; HUMECTANT; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synonym(s): COLLAGEN HYDROLYSATE; COLLAGEN HYDROLYSATE PROTEINS; COLLAGENS, HYDROLYZATES; HYDROLYSATE PROTEINS, COLLAGEN; HYDROLYZED ANIMAL PROTEIN; HYDROLYZED ANIMAL PROTEIN POWDER; HYDROLYZED ANIMAL PROTEIN SOLUTION; PROTEINS, COLLAGEN, HYDROLYSATE; COLATRON; COLLAGENS, HYDROLYZATES; CROTEIN SPO
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as medium human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|135 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||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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