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Data: Limited


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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mask230 products
foundation127 products
serums & essences119 products
facial moisturizer/treatment95 products
concealer60 products
moisturizer with SPF48 products
moisturizer35 products
beach & sport sunscreen31 products
eye shadow31 products
lipstick30 products
facial cleanser27 products
bronzer/highlighter26 products
around-eye cream22 products
eye liner20 products
mascara18 products
toners/astringents17 products
CC cream16 products
brow liner15 products
blush12 products
facial powder12 products
anti-aging9 products
makeup remover9 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
shampoo8 products
baby lotion7 products
makeup primer7 products
conditioner5 products
baby sunscreen5 products
BB cream5 products
lip balm4 products
baby soap4 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
diaper cream4 products
hand cream3 products
mouthwash3 products
baby wipes3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
body spray3 products
hair spray3 products
hair styling aide3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
lip plumper2 products
pore strips2 products
after shave2 products
lip liner2 products
detangler2 products
other eye makeup1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
body firming lotion1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
baby shampoo1 products
glitter1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
25 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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