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ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE

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Data: Limited

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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), and Contamination concerns (high)

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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lipstick214 products
foundation123 products
bronzer/highlighter57 products
eye shadow51 products
shampoo34 products
facial powder32 products
moisturizer with SPF29 products
beach & sport sunscreen25 products
moisturizer23 products
concealer15 products
blush15 products
around-eye cream14 products
facial moisturizer/treatment12 products
lip liner8 products
serums & essences6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
CC cream3 products
brow liner3 products
body firming lotion2 products
facial cleanser2 products
mascara2 products
lip balm2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
makeup primer2 products
hair styling aide2 products
anti-aging1 products
hand cream1 products
mask1 products
eye liner1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
beard care1 products

Contamination concerns

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Chemical
ALUMINUM POWDER

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of any toxicityKlaassen, C, M. Amdur and J. Doull (eds.). Casarett and Doull
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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(S1):1-7, 2002

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

  • Klaassen, C, M. Amdur and J. Doull (eds.). Casarett and Doull
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • IJT 21(S1):1-7, 2002
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

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