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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 LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner56 products
facial moisturizer/treatment50 products
serums & essences25 products
moisturizer18 products
shampoo14 products
facial cleanser14 products
daily use with SPF10 products
mask7 products
body firming lotion7 products
anti-aging6 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
hand cream5 products
around-eye cream5 products
body oil4 products
CC cream4 products
baby lotion3 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
BB cream3 products
makeup remover2 products
beard oil2 products
2 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
other eye makeup1 products
lip balm1 products
diaper cream1 products
after shave1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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