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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Use restrictions
Other HIGH concerns: Persistence and bioaccumulation

Possible impurity in: HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED OIL (221 products), HYDROGENATED PALM OIL (159 products), HYDROGENATED PALM KERNEL OIL (106 products), QUATERNIUM-26 (34 products), MINK OIL (6 products), HYDROGENATED COTTONSEED GLYCERIDE (1 products), MUSTELA , see all ingredients | products

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlifeEPA PBTs - Waste Minimization Program (RCRA)

Data gaps

Concern Reference
8,386 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.
EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1998. Resource Conservatin and Recovery Act (RCRA) Waste Minimization Program - priority chemicals for elimination or reduction.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer