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ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL

 
This substance ranges from B to C depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Some Concern
 
Environment
 
Low Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; cancer; nervous system effects
ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL can be found in 104 products.
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Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
may damage fertility or the unborn child
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
suspected of causing cancer
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause drowsiness or dizziness
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
may cause respiratory irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes serious eye damage
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
The peer-reviewed study reports isopropyl alcohol is associated with occupational bronchitis and respiratory symptoms.
 
some
 
Andrés Eduardo Soto-de la Fuente, Magdalena Aguilar-Loya, María Martha Méndez-Vargas, Pablo Zamudio-Martínez, Pablo López-Rojas, Santiago Salinas-Tovar & Irma Araceli Marín-Cotoñieto. 2007. [Industrial bronchitis in workers exposed to hydroalcohol]. Revista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social 45(6), 565-72.
respiratory symptoms
 
some
 
Andrés Eduardo Soto-de la Fuente, Magdalena Aguilar-Loya, María Martha Méndez-Vargas, Pablo Zamudio-Martínez, Pablo López-Rojas, Santiago Salinas-Tovar & Irma Araceli Marín-Cotoñieto. 2007. [Industrial bronchitis in workers exposed to hydroalcohol]. Revista médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social 45(6), 565-72.
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
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
EPA testing shows this substance has low acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
EPA Fathead Minnow Acute Toxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is readily biodegradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is anaerobically degradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
 
 
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