Other ConcernsUse restrictions (high) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
SYNONYMS4-AMINO- ETHYL ESTER BENZOIC ACID, 4-AMINOBENZOIC ACID, ETHYL ESTER, BENZOCAINE, BENZOIC ACID, 4-AMINO-, ETHYL ESTER, BENZOIC ACID, 4AMINO, ETHYL ESTER, ETHYL 4-AMINOBENZOATE, ETHYL ESTER 4-AMINOBENZOIC ACID, ETHYL ESTER BENZOIC ACID, 4-AMINO-, ETHYL PABA, and ETHYL PARAAMINOBENZOATE
Ethyl PABA is an ester of ethyl alcohol and p-aminobenzoic acid.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|hair treatment/serum||1 products|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||Canada - Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetics Ingredients|
|Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergies||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of sense organ toxicity||Scorecard.org Toxicity Information|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|1299 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- 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/ .
- Health Canada. 2007. List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients. Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. March 2007.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
- ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
- 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.
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