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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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moisturizer471 products
lipstick394 products
lip balm183 products
facial moisturizer/treatment176 products
beach & sport sunscreen169 products
conditioner124 products
concealer116 products
lip gloss102 products
antiperspirant/deodorant102 products
hand cream79 products
bar soap77 products
moisturizer with SPF68 products
lip balm with SPF66 products
baby lotion65 products
eye shadow57 products
exfoliant/scrub54 products
around-eye cream53 products
shampoo45 products
eye liner45 products
mask44 products
body wash/cleanser44 products
bath oil/salts/soak40 products
lip liner37 products
blush35 products
facial cleanser35 products
hair treatment/serum33 products
serums & essences31 products
bronzer/highlighter30 products
baby sunscreen29 products
foundation28 products
brow liner27 products
body firming lotion24 products
hair styling aide24 products
anti-aging21 products
diaper cream18 products
shaving cream17 products
styling gel/lotion16 products
makeup primer12 products
body oil11 products
sunless tanning10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)9 products
baby soap8 products
mascara7 products
baby bubble bath7 products
foot moisturizer7 products
BB cream7 products
baby shampoo6 products
hair color and bleaching6 products
liquid hand soap5 products
after sun product5 products
detangler5 products
fragrance for women5 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
beard oil4 products
cuticle treatment4 products
makeup remover3 products
CC cream3 products
after shave3 products
hair spray3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
baby oil2 products
vapor rubs2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
other men's products2 products
lip plumper2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
oil controller2 products
depilatory1 products
foot odor control1 products
foot cleansing1 products
other eye makeup1 products
eyelash glue1 products
nail treatment1 products
bubble bath1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
baby wipes1 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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Concern Reference
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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