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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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moisturizer828 products
lipstick518 products
lip balm347 products
conditioner303 products
facial moisturizer/treatment275 products
bar soap240 products
beach & sport sunscreen183 products
antiperspirant/deodorant181 products
lip gloss166 products
body wash/cleanser145 products
exfoliant/scrub138 products
hand cream134 products
body firming lotion133 products
hair treatment/serum131 products
concealer121 products
shampoo118 products
mask109 products
foundation99 products
hair styling aide98 products
moisturizer with SPF86 products
around-eye cream79 products
bath oil/salts/soak77 products
baby lotion76 products
lip balm with SPF68 products
bronzer/highlighter68 products
facial cleanser62 products
eye shadow61 products
styling gel/lotion45 products
lip liner41 products
serums & essences38 products
beard care38 products
34 products
blush33 products
liquid hand soap32 products
eye liner31 products
diaper cream29 products
baby sunscreen27 products
shaving cream26 products
anti-aging26 products
foot moisturizer26 products
makeup primer24 products
body oil20 products
detangler19 products
brow liner19 products
bubble bath18 products
hair color and bleaching18 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)18 products
shaving cream (men's)17 products
baby soap17 products
mascara16 products
baby shampoo15 products
sunless tanning13 products
baby bubble bath11 products
after sun product10 products
after shave9 products
makeup remover8 products
hair spray8 products
BB cream8 products
cuticle treatment7 products
hair relaxer7 products
muscle/joint soreness7 products
fragrance for women6 products
CC cream6 products
beard oil6 products
damaged skin treatment5 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
baby oil4 products
foot cleansing3 products
toners/astringents3 products
foot odor control3 products
glitter2 products
beard cleanser2 products
fragrance for men2 products
vapor rubs2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
nail treatment1 products
baby wipes1 products
other eye makeup1 products
eyelash glue1 products
depilatory1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
oil controller1 products
mouthwash1 products
facial powder1 products
body spray1 products
hand sanitizer1 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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Concern Reference
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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