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SERUM ALBUMIN

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

About SERUM ALBUMIN: Serum Albumin is a major protein component of blood plasma.

Function(s): Film Former; Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; FILM FORMING; HUMECTANT; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): ALBUMINS, BLOOD SERUM; BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN POWDER; BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN SOLUTION; SERUM PROTEINS; BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN; BSA; NHSA

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceAOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics)

Data gaps

Concern Reference
99,756 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.
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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