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ISOBORNYL METHACRYLATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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Function(s): Artificial Nail Builder; FILM FORMING

Synonym(s): (1R,2R,4R) -1,7,7-TRIMETHYLBICYCLO [2.2.1] HEPT-2-YL ESTER REL- 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-METHYL-; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-METHYL-, (1R,2R,4R) -1,7,7-TRIMETHYLBICYCLO [2.2.1] HEPT-2-YL ESTER, REL-; 2PROPENOIC ACID, 2METHYL, 1,7,7TRIMETHYLBICYCLO [2.2.1] HEPT2YL ESTER, EXO; EXO-1,7,7-TRIMETHYLBICYCLO [2.2.1] HEPT-2-YL METHACRYLATE; REL- 2-PROPENOIC ACID, 2-METHYL-, (1R,2R,4R) -1,7,7-TRIMETHYLBICYCLO [2.2.1] HEPT-2-YL ESTER

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Violation of industry recommendations - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Avoid skin contact (only for products for use on skin)Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Product type restrictions or differences noted in safety assessment by industry panelCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human Product must include directions to avoid skin contact because of sensitizing potential of methacrylates: restriction established by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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