S.C. Johnson Paste Wax

Moderate Concern
Skin Allergies &
Some Concern
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
Some Concern
High Concern
Moderate Concern
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Top Scoring Factors: High VOCs; May contain ingredients with potential for damage to DNA; cancer; biodegradation
Ingredient Disclosure: poor
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Product ingredients

Known Ingredients

Health, Environment,
and Disclosure Concerns
High Concern: damage to DNA, cancer; Moderate Concern: nervous system effects, kidney and urinary effects, general systemic/organ effects; Some Concern: respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, damage to vision

Concerns from [BUTADIENE]: Some Concern: developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, cancer, damage to DNA
Moderate Concern: biodegradation
Moderate Concern: biodegradation; Some Concern: respiratory effects, skin irritation/allergies/damage
Moderate Concern: respiratory effects, chronic aquatic toxicity, general systemic/organ effects; Some Concern: skin irritation/allergies/damage, acute aquatic toxicity, developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects, nervous system effects, damage to vision
NYFD C. OF A. 270

Animal Testing

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