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Data: Limited

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  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Contamination concerns (high)


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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nail polish247 products
foundation49 products
bronzer/highlighter37 products
eye shadow34 products
lip gloss29 products
eye liner22 products
beach & sport sunscreen22 products
lipstick21 products
body wash/cleanser19 products
mascara19 products
hair color and bleaching16 products
facial cleanser14 products
concealer13 products
glitter13 products
shampoo11 products
blush10 products
moisturizer with SPF9 products
hair spray4 products
facial moisturizer/treatment4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
mask4 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
other eye makeup3 products
brow liner3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
around-eye cream2 products
hair styling aide2 products
serums & essences2 products
nail treatment2 products
body firming lotion2 products
moisturizer1 products
eyelash glue1 products
anti-aging1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
conditioner1 products
facial powder1 products

Contamination concerns

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Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsIJT 21(S3):1-50, 2002

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Considered safe based on assumption of low absorptionIJT 21(S3):1-50, 2002
0 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 - anyIJT 21(S3):1-50, 2002

Data Sources

  • IJT 21(S3):1-50, 2002
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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