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POLYACRYLIC ACID

 
This substance ranges from C to D depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of biodegradation
POLYACRYLIC ACID can be found in 34 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is persistent in the environment.
 
moderate
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is not anaerobically degradable.
 
some
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has low chronic toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
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

Impurities

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
May cause genetic defects
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
May cause cancer
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Suspected of damaging fertility.
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Known to cause reproductive toxicity
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Known to cause reproductive toxicity (to males)
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
some
 
NTP 12th RoC - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Toxic if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
central nervous system impairment
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Harmful in contact with skin
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Harmful if inhaled
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
Causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Impurity: ACRYLAMIDE
EPA testing shows this substance has low acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
EPA Fathead Minnow Acute Toxicity Database - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 
 
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