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Data: Fair

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  • Use restrictions (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate), and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo124 products
conditioner115 products
fragrance for women110 products
hair treatment/serum96 products
moisturizer87 products
hair styling aide73 products
foundation66 products
hair spray54 products
fragrance for men50 products
styling gel/lotion49 products
facial moisturizer/treatment41 products
body wash/cleanser40 products
mask34 products
body spray32 products
hair color and bleaching25 products
hand cream25 products
liquid hand soap24 products
facial cleanser24 products
bar soap19 products
exfoliant/scrub17 products
bronzer/highlighter13 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
daily use with SPF10 products
serums & essences9 products
hand sanitizer8 products
styling mousse/foam8 products
foot moisturizer7 products
body firming lotion7 products
makeup primer6 products
toners/astringents6 products
skin fading/lightener6 products
detangler6 products
hair relaxer5 products
5 products
body oil5 products
sunless tanning5 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
shaving cream4 products
setting powder/spray4 products
after shave4 products
makeup remover4 products
anti-aging4 products
beard oil3 products
around-eye cream3 products
lip gloss3 products
concealer3 products
brow liner3 products
bubble bath3 products
facial powder2 products
blush2 products
baby lotion2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
baby soap2 products
beard cleanser2 products
nail polish1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
beard care1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
after sun product1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
body powder1 products
mascara1 products
polish remover1 products
tanning oil1 products


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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Persistent or bioaccumulative and moderate to high toxicity concern in humansEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensCosIng

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Possible human reproductive or developmental toxinOpen scientific literature

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Associated with endocrine disruptionOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
39 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

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at .
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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