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SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Other LOW concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

About SODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE: Sodium Monofluorophosphate is an inorganic salt. In the United States, Sodium Monofluorophosphate may be used as an active ingredient in OTC drug products. When used as an active drug ingredient, the ... read more

Function(s): Anticaries Agent; Oral Care Agent; ANTIPLAQUE

Synoym(s): MFP; PHOSPHOROFLUORIDIC ACID, SODIUM SALT; SODIUM PHOSPHOROFLUORIDATE; SODIUM SALT PHOSPHOROFLUORIDIC ACID; DISODIUM FLUOROPHOSPHATE; DISODIUM MONOFLUOROPHOSPHATE; DISODIUM PHOSPHOROFLUORIDATE; SODIUM FLUOROPHOSPHATE (NA2PO3F) ; SODIUM PHOSPHOROFLUORIDATE; SODIUM PHOSPHOROFLURIDATE

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Use is restricted in Canadian cosmeticsCanada - Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetics Ingredients
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - CosIng

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of musculoskeletal toxicityCalifornia EPA, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Limited evidence of respiratory toxicityCalifornia EPA, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,100 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

California EPA, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. Air Toxics Hot Spots Program Risk Assessment Guidelines, Part III: Technical Support Document
California EPA, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. Air Toxics Hot Spots Program Risk Assessment Guidelines, Part III: Technical Support Document
EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
Health Canada. 2007. List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients. Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. March 2007.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below 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 which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer