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DIALKYL SULFOSUCCINATES

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
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of general systemic/organ effects; developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; damage to vision
This unspecific ingredient, Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates, can be found in 6 products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is not anaerobically degradable.
 
some
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance decreases body weight in laboratory animals at very high doses.
Only in: Food ScoresĀ®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1991. 723. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS). WHO Food Additives Series 28.
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
NTP Toxcast scored 2.5-3.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
The Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives reports this substance can have laxative effects in humans.
Only in: Food ScoresĀ®
 
some
 
Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA). 1991. 723. Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (DSS). WHO Food Additives Series 28.
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
Causes serious eye damage
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
Dialkyl Sulfosuccinates
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance in inherently biodegradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
 
 
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