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HYDROXYPROPYL METHACRYLATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive); Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

Function(s): Artificial Nail Builder; FILM FORMING

Synoym(s): 2-METHYL- MONOESTER WITH 1,2-PROPANEDIOL 2-PROPENOIC ACID; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-METHYL-, MONOESTER WITH 1,2-PROPANEDIOL; 2PROPENOIC ACID, 2METHYL, MONOESTER WITH 1,2PROPANEDIOL; METHACRYLIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH PROPANE-1,2-DIOL; MONOESTER WITH 1,2-PROPANEDIOL 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-METHYL-; PROPYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHACRYLATE; 1,2-PROPANEDIOL, MONOMETHACRYLATE (8CI) ; METHACRYLIC ACID, ESTER WITH 1,2-PROPANEDIOL (7CI) ; METHACRYLIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 1,2-PROPANEDIOL (8CI) ; PROPYLENE GLYCOL MONOMETHACRYLATE; ROCRYL 410

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidence
Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergiesNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Potential risk of infectious disease - Must be free of detectable pathogenic viruses or infectious agentsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
258 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 persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Endocrine disruption

Concern Reference
endocrine - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed/unreview: published lit review or major tox studyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

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). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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