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SODIUM STYRENE/ ACRYLATES/ DIVINYLBENZENE COPOLYMER

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Endocrine disruption

About SODIUM STYRENE/ ACRYLATES/ DIVINYLBENZENE COPOLYMER: Sodium Styrene/Acrylates/Divinylbenzene Copolymer is a sodium salt of a polymer ofstyrene, divinylbenzene and two or more monomers consisting of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid or theirsimple esters.

Function(s): Opacifying Agent; Oral Care Agent; FILM FORMING

Synonym(s): SODIUM STYRENE/ACRYLATES/DIVINYLBENZENE COPOLYMER,

Endocrine disruption

Concern Reference
Human endocrine disruptor - strong evidenceEuropean Commission on Endocrine Disruption
One or more studies show significant wildlife and the environment disruptionEuropean Commission on Endocrine Disruption

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Data Sources

EU (European Union)- Strategy for Endocrine Disrupters 2007. Commision on endocrin disruption requested by the European Parliament in 1998.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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