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PESTICIDES

Cancer

Concern Reference
Known human carcinogenProposition 65 List of Carcinogens (2013) can be obtained from http://www
Cancer - strong evidenceNAS (National Academy of Sciences)

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics
Recommendation to minimize use in cosmetics - CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review)

Neurotoxicity

Concern Reference
Strong evidence of human neurotoxicityNAS (National Academy of Sciences)
One or more human case studies show significant effectsRauh V, Arunajadai S, Horton M, Perera F, Hoepner L, Barr DB, et al

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human Immune System toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceNAS (National Academy of Sciences)

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show developmental effects at very low dosesBlystone, Chad R

Data gaps

Concern Reference
25,628 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

Blystone, Chad R., et al. "Iprodione delays male rat pubertal development, reduces serum testosterone levels, and decreases ex vivo testicular testosterone production." Toxicology letters 174.1 (2007): 74-81.
CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2007. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), FIFRA & Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
NAS (National Academy of Sciences). 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126
NAS (National Academy of Sciences). 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126
NAS (National Academy of Sciences). 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (2013) can be obtained from http://www.oehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.
Rauh V, Arunajadai S, Horton M, Perera F, Hoepner L, Barr DB, et al. 2011. 7-Year Neurodevelopmental Scores and Prenatal Exposure to Chlorpyrifos, a Common Agricultural Pesticide. Environ Health Perspect doi: 10.1289/ehp.1003160.

About the ratings

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