Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|hair color and bleaching||16 products|
|European SCCS 4-chlororesorcinol is a moderate sensitizer.||Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) 2010. Opinion on 4-Chlororesorcinol COLIPA nÂ° A12. SCCS/1224/09, July 2010. http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/consumer_safety/docs/sccs_o_016.pdf|
|Human Sensitizer toxicant or allergen - moderate evidence||EWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature|
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - any||CosIng|
|Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Product type restrictions or differences noted in safety assessment by industry panel||JACT 15(4): 284-94, 1996|
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - any||CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook|
|Use in hair dye does not pose a risk to the health of the consumer, apart from its moderate skin sensitizing potential.||Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) 2010. Opinion on 4-Chlororesorcinol COLIPA nÂ° A12. SCCS/1224/09, July 2010. http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/consumer_safety/docs/sccs_o_016.pdf|
|Cancer - limited evidence||CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook|
|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 product||JACT 15(4): 284-94, 1996|
|15 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||JACT 15(4): 284-94, 1996|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) 2010. Opinion on 4-Chlororesorcinol COLIPA nÂ° A12. SCCS/1224/09, July 2010. http://ec.europa.eu/health/scientific_committees/consumer_safety/docs/sccs_o_016.pdf
- EWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature
- European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
- JACT 15(4): 284-94, 1996
- 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.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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