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DEODORIZING AGENT

Products with this unspecific ingredient may be composed of any the specific substances listed below. The evidence shown is based on the most concerning group member.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Moderate Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of chronic aquatic toxicity; skin irritation/allergies/damage; general systemic/organ effects
This unspecific ingredient, Deodorizing Agent, can be found in 27 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Deodorizing Agent
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
moderate
 
EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes: GHS Hazard Codes
Deodorizing Agent
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
moderate
 
EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes: GHS Hazard Codes
Deodorizing Agent
Recognized by the European Union as a skin allergen
 
some
 
EU Cosmetics Directive: Allergen list
Deodorizing Agent
The European Commission's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety reports this substance is an established contact allergen in humans.
 
some
 
EU Cosmetics Directive: Opinion on Frangrance allergens in cosmetics (2011)
Deodorizing Agent
NTP Toxcast scored 1.5-2.5
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
Deodorizing Agent
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA)
 
 
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