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Data: Limited

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  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)


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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facial moisturizer/treatment21 products
moisturizer13 products
facial cleanser11 products
mask10 products
toners/astringents8 products
serums & essences8 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
shampoo6 products
fragrance for women6 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
bar soap5 products
conditioner5 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
baby lotion3 products
baby soap2 products
makeup remover2 products
after shave2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
lip balm2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
hand cream2 products
bubble bath2 products
around-eye cream2 products
hair styling aide1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
CC cream1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
body firming lotion1 products
beard oil1 products
1 products
body oil1 products
body spray1 products
fragrance for men1 products
foot odor control1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
foot cleansing1 products
anti-aging1 products
body powder1 products
baby shampoo1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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

Data gaps

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


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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

  • 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.
  • 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.


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