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Data: Limited

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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer37 products
body firming lotion30 products
facial moisturizer/treatment27 products
body wash/cleanser24 products
shampoo19 products
facial cleanser19 products
conditioner18 products
mask18 products
muscle/joint soreness14 products
serums & essences12 products
around-eye cream12 products
recreational sunscreen7 products
liquid hand soap7 products
concealer6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
anti-aging5 products
toners/astringents5 products
body oil4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
3 products
detangler3 products
daily use with SPF3 products
baby shampoo3 products
hand cream3 products
hair spray3 products
shaving cream3 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
body spray2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
hair styling aide2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
after shave2 products
foot odor control2 products
after sun product2 products
baby soap2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
baby lotion2 products
diaper cream1 products
beard cleanser1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
CC cream1 products
bubble bath1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
mascara1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
foot cleansing1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products


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Concern Reference
Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceIJT 20(S2):1-11, 2001

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyIJT 20(S2):1-11, 2001
145 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 Food Additive Status

Data Sources

  • IJT 20(S2):1-11, 2001
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.


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