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TRIETHANOLAMINE

 
This substance ranges from C to D depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Moderate Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of respiratory effects; chronic aquatic toxicity; cancer
TRIETHANOLAMINE can be found in 47 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Asthmagen (allergic)
 
moderate
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
Asthmagen
 
some
 
AOEC Asthmagen list - AOEC
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has high chronic toxicity to aquatic life
 
some
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
skin irritation
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Causes skin irritation
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
some
 
GHS Data from ECHA Website - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
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
 
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

Impurities

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
some
 
NTP 12th RoC - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
 
 
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