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BUTYLPARABEN

 
This substance ranges from C to F depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Moderate Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects; respiratory effects; damage to vision
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Clear evidence of endocrine disruption in at least one animal study
 
high
 
EU Endocrine Disrupters - EU Endocrine
The EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) reports that this substance shows concern for reproductive toxicity.
 
moderate
 
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS. 2005. SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS (SCCP) Extended Opinion on the Safety Evaluation of Parabens.
The EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) reports that this substance shows concern for reproductive toxicity.
 
moderate
 
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS. 2005. SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS (SCCP) Extended Opinion on the Safety Evaluation of Parabens.
NTP Toxcast scored 3.5-4.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
may cause respiratory irritation
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)
Causes serious eye damage
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)
This substance is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as a food additive by the US Food and Drug Administration
Only in: Household Cleaners
 
low
 
FDA - Priority based Assessment of Food Additive (PAFA) - U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) reports that this substance shows no concern for reproductive toxicity.
 
low
 
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS. 2005. SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS (SCCP) Extended Opinion on the Safety Evaluation of Parabens.
The EU Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) reports that this substance shows no concern for reproductive toxicity.
 
low
 
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS. 2005. SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PRODUCTS (SCCP) Extended Opinion on the Safety Evaluation of Parabens.
 
 
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