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PROPELLANT

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
 
Moderate Concern
 
Cancer
 
Moderate Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of general systemic/organ effects; developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; chronic aquatic toxicity
This unspecific ingredient, Propellant, can be found in 37 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Propellant
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Propellant
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Propellant
May cause drowsiness or dizziness
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Propellant
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
may cause cancer
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
may damage fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Oven Cleaner; Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner; Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
suspected of causing genetics defects
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
causes damage to organs
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
may cause drowsiness or dizziness
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
harmful in inhaled
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
may cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Harmful in contact with skin
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
Only in: Oven Cleaner; Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Hard Water Stain Remover; Toilet Cleaner; Stove Top Cleaner; Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
Causes serious eye damage
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Propellant
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
 
 
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