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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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moisturizer698 products
lipstick488 products
lip balm256 products
facial moisturizer/treatment225 products
conditioner219 products
bar soap163 products
beach & sport sunscreen155 products
antiperspirant/deodorant147 products
lip gloss136 products
concealer119 products
exfoliant/scrub101 products
hand cream98 products
body wash/cleanser95 products
mask82 products
shampoo81 products
moisturizer with SPF73 products
hair treatment/serum72 products
foundation64 products
around-eye cream63 products
baby lotion63 products
bath oil/salts/soak62 products
body firming lotion58 products
bronzer/highlighter58 products
eye shadow53 products
hair styling aide52 products
lip balm with SPF50 products
facial cleanser48 products
lip liner42 products
serums & essences31 products
blush29 products
eye liner28 products
styling gel/lotion28 products
anti-aging24 products
diaper cream24 products
brow liner23 products
baby sunscreen23 products
shaving cream22 products
beard care22 products
liquid hand soap21 products
makeup primer18 products
foot moisturizer17 products
hair color and bleaching17 products
body oil16 products
mascara16 products
detangler13 products
bubble bath13 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)13 products
baby soap12 products
12 products
sunless tanning11 products
baby shampoo11 products
baby bubble bath8 products
after shave8 products
cuticle treatment7 products
shaving cream (men's)7 products
fragrance for women6 products
after sun product6 products
damaged skin treatment6 products
CC cream6 products
hair spray5 products
BB cream5 products
makeup remover5 products
muscle/joint soreness4 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
baby oil3 products
hair relaxer3 products
beard oil3 products
glitter2 products
other men's products2 products
foot odor control2 products
fragrance for men2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
foot cleansing2 products
vapor rubs2 products
oil controller2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
depilatory1 products
nail treatment1 products
baby wipes1 products
other eye makeup1 products
beard cleanser1 products
mouthwash1 products
body spray1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
eyelash glue1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsIJT 36(Suppl 3):51-129, 2017; Final report 09/2017 available from CIR

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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
54 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


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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • IJT 36(Suppl 3):51-129, 2017; Final report 09/2017 available from CIR
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • 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.


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