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BENZYL BENZOATE

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
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  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (high), Endocrine disruption (low), Ecotoxicology (low), and Occupational hazards (high)

Cancer

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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lipstick79 products
fragrance for women70 products
lip gloss69 products
moisturizer35 products
foundation32 products
facial moisturizer/treatment27 products
body wash/cleanser21 products
serums & essences21 products
shampoo21 products
conditioner20 products
eye shadow15 products
mask14 products
blush13 products
bronzer/highlighter12 products
concealer11 products
moisturizer with SPF11 products
lip balm10 products
facial cleanser9 products
hair styling aide9 products
fragrance for men9 products
hair color and bleaching9 products
body oil8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
hand cream8 products
bath oil/salts/soak7 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
hair spray5 products
beach & sport sunscreen5 products
lip plumper4 products
brow liner4 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
body spray4 products
toners/astringents4 products
makeup primer4 products
BB cream3 products
bar soap3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
sunless tanning3 products
body firming lotion2 products
vapor rubs2 products
beard oil2 products
baby shampoo2 products
shaving cream2 products
mouthwash2 products
detangler2 products
oil controller1 products
bubble bath1 products
after shave1 products
facial powder1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
makeup remover1 products
after sun product1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby oil1 products
hair relaxer1 products

Occupational hazards

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Concern Reference
Allowed workplace exposures restricted to low dosesCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_136html

Ecotoxicology

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

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Associated with endocrine disruptionCharles AK, Darbre PD 2009. Oestrogenic activity of benzyl salicylate, benzyl benzoate and butylphenylmethylpropional (Lilial) in MCF7 human breast cancer cells in vitro. J Appl Toxicol. 29(5):422-34.

Data gaps

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467 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Informational

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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyIJT 36(Suppl 3):5-30, 2017

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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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.
  • SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
  • 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/ .
  • IFRA_Standard_136html
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • Charles AK, Darbre PD 2009. Oestrogenic activity of benzyl salicylate, benzyl benzoate and butylphenylmethylpropional (Lilial) in MCF7 human breast cancer cells in vitro. J Appl Toxicol. 29(5):422-34.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.
  • IJT 36(Suppl 3):5-30, 2017

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