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2-NITRO-5-GLYCERYL METHYLANILINE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Other HIGH concerns: Contamination concerns; Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

About 2-NITRO-5-GLYCERYL METHYLANILINE: 2-Nitro-5-Glyceryl Methylaniline is a substituted aniline.

Function(s): Hair Colorant; HAIR DYEING

Synonym(s): 1,2-PROPANEDIOL, 3- [3- (METHYLAMINO) -4-NITROPHENOXY] -; 3- [3- (METHYLAMINO) -4-NITROPHENOXY] - 1,2-PROPANEDIOL; 3- [3- (METHYLAMINO) -4-NITROPHENOXY] -1,2-PROPANEDIOL; 3- [3- (METHYLAMINO) -4-NITROPHENOXY] PROPANE-1,2-DIOL

Cancer

Concern Reference
Cancer - limited evidenceCTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

Data gaps

Concern Reference
Considered safe based on assumption of low absorptionScientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS),OPINION ON 2-Nitro-5-glyceryl methylaniline COLIPA n° B60

Contamination concerns

Impurity Score
NITROSAMINES
Data: Fair

Data Sources

CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS),OPINION ON 2-Nitro-5-glyceryl methylaniline COLIPA n° B60. September 2012 http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/consumer_safety/docs/sccs_o_108.pdf

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