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BASIC BROWN 17


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About BASIC BROWN 17: Basic Brown 17 is a monoazo color.

Function(s): Hair Colorant; HAIR DYEING

Synoym(s): BASIC RED 118; CI 12251; CI 12251:1

Cancer

Concern Reference
Cancer - limited evidenceCTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of skin irritationScientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) OPINION ON Basic Brown 17, COLIPA n B7 March 2012

Data gaps

Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyScientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) OPINION ON Basic Brown 17, COLIPA n° B7 March 2012

Data Sources

CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) OPINION ON Basic Brown 17, COLIPA n B7 March 2012.
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) OPINION ON Basic Brown 17, COLIPA n° B7 March 2012.

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