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ORGANOCHLORINES

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

Possible impurity in: HYDROGENATED PALM OIL (171 products), HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL OIL (94 products), QUATERNIUM-26 (38 products), MINK OIL (9 products), MUSTELA , see all ingredients | products

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of developmental toxicityProposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www
Limited evidence of reproductive toxicityProposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www

Cancer

Concern Reference
Cancer - limited evidenceProposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Limited evidence of gastrointestinal or liver toxicityDiPalma, J
Limited evidence of kidney toxicityMerck & Co

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,214 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2009. AEOC exposures codes and asthmagen designation.
DiPalma, J.A., J. Cunningham, J. Herrera, T. McCaffery, and D. Wolf. Occupational and Industrial Toxin Exposures and the Gastrointestinal Tract. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 86(9): 1107-1117. 1991. (Table 2: Selected Agents with Purported Digestive System Injury).
Merck & Co. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. TABLE 226-1. Common Nephrotoxic Agents http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/tables/226tb1.htm
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.-MC
Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.-MC
Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (July 2004) can be obtained from http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.-MC

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