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1,2-HEXANEDIOL

Score:

Data: Limited

Cancer

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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mask244 products
foundation159 products
serums & essences122 products
concealer122 products
facial moisturizer/treatment104 products
lipstick71 products
moisturizer with SPF47 products
eye shadow34 products
bronzer/highlighter33 products
moisturizer31 products
facial cleanser31 products
eye liner31 products
beach & sport sunscreen29 products
around-eye cream21 products
toners/astringents20 products
blush19 products
mascara19 products
brow liner16 products
CC cream16 products
makeup remover13 products
lip balm13 products
facial powder12 products
exfoliant/scrub10 products
anti-aging8 products
makeup primer8 products
baby lotion7 products
shampoo7 products
BB cream6 products
conditioner6 products
hair styling aide5 products
lip gloss5 products
diaper cream5 products
baby soap4 products
baby sunscreen4 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
hair spray4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
baby wipes3 products
hand cream3 products
body spray3 products
detangler2 products
mouthwash2 products
body firming lotion2 products
pore strips2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
after shave2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
lip plumper2 products
lip liner2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
other eye makeup1 products
glitter1 products
1 products
baby shampoo1 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

Informational

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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. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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