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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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lip balm878 products
lipstick685 products
mascara365 products
recreational sunscreen297 products
moisturizer291 products
lip gloss281 products
foundation230 products
concealer224 products
eye liner132 products
brow liner127 products
antiperspirant/deodorant109 products
lip balm with SPF108 products
facial moisturizer/treatment105 products
hair styling aide91 products
bronzer/highlighter80 products
blush77 products
exfoliant/scrub76 products
eye shadow75 products
daily use with SPF65 products
lip liner64 products
hand cream64 products
body firming lotion60 products
baby sunscreen59 products
diaper cream53 products
styling gel/lotion40 products
baby lotion38 products
beard care35 products
around-eye cream33 products
mask30 products
facial cleanser29 products
makeup primer28 products
bar soap27 products
hair treatment/serum23 products
foot moisturizer20 products
hair color and bleaching14 products
muscle/joint soreness13 products
conditioner13 products
12 products
vapor rubs11 products
serums & essences11 products
BB cream11 products
fragrance for men11 products
anti-aging10 products
beard oil10 products
facial powder9 products
cuticle treatment9 products
lip plumper8 products
makeup remover6 products
shaving cream6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)6 products
other eye makeup6 products
fragrance for women5 products
damaged skin treatment5 products
after shave3 products
after sun product3 products
body oil3 products
glitter3 products
foot cleansing3 products
baby soap3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
shampoo2 products
nail treatment1 products
baby oil1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
hair spray1 products
eyelash glue1 products
CC cream1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
baby powder1 products
detangler1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
598 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005

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

Data Sources

  • JACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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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