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SILICON COMPOUNDS

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
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
High Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; biodegradation; chronic aquatic toxicity
This unspecific ingredient, Silicon compounds, can be found in products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Silicon compounds
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Silicon compounds
Suspected of damaging fertility.
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Silicon compounds
Clear evidence of endocrine disruption in at least one animal study
 
high
 
EU Endocrine Disrupters - EU Endocrine
Silicon compounds
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is persistent in the environment.
 
moderate
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
Silicon compounds
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Silicon compounds
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is not anaerobically degradable.
 
some
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
Silicon compounds
NTP Toxcast scored 3.5-4.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Silicon compounds
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
 
 
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