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AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high), 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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hair spray61 products
mascara34 products
moisturizer with SPF31 products
styling gel/lotion27 products
facial moisturizer/treatment18 products
hair styling aide18 products
serums & essences16 products
hair color and bleaching16 products
hand sanitizer15 products
moisturizer9 products
eye shadow8 products
styling mousse/foam7 products
mask7 products
conditioner6 products
shampoo5 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
eye liner4 products
around-eye cream4 products
makeup primer4 products
anti-aging3 products
toners/astringents3 products
makeup remover3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
after sun product2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
brow liner2 products
facial cleanser2 products
body firming lotion2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
hand cream1 products
beach & sport sunscreen1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
CC cream1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
body spray1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
eyelash glue1 products
beard care1 products

Contamination concerns

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Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Classified as irritantCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng

Ecotoxicology

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Wildlife and environmental toxicityCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
119 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 - anyIJT 28 (S2):141-161 2009; JACT 9(2):203-28, 1990 (original report)

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
  • 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/ .
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • IJT 28 (S2):141-161 2009; JACT 9(2):203-28, 1990 (original report)

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met the program’s impurity and use restrictions based on EWG's review of the company's data.

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