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POLYBUTENE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Low Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Inhalation LD50 was 3.8 mg/L
 
some
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
May cause skin irritation
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
Repeated insult patch tests found evidence of skin sensitization.
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
Low acute oral toxicity in rats.
 
low
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
Low acute dermal toxicity in rats.
 
low
 
National Toxicology Program (NTP): EWG Toxcast Analysis
Low chronic toxicity (oral) in rats and dogs.
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
No evidence of reproductive/developmental toxicity in a three-generation study in rats.
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
 
 
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