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SODIUM GLUCONATE

 

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.

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
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for biodegradation; acute aquatic toxicity; general systemic/organ effects
SODIUM GLUCONATE can be found in 224 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Harmful if swallowed
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
causes serious eye irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA): GHS Data from ECHA Website
This substance is predicted to be genotoxic
 
some
 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): CompTox Chemicals Dashboard
Not genotoxic in vitro or in vivo (negative Ames test results)
 
low
 
Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR): CIR Assessments
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
EU Ecolabel: Detergents Ingredients Database
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA): FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA)
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is readily biodegradable.
 
low
 
EU Ecolabel: Detergents Ingredients Database
 
 
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