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C11 15 Pareth 7

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

SYNONYMS

● ALCOHOLS, C1115SECONDARY, ETHOXYLATED
● C11-15 PARETH-7
● LINEAR SECONDARY ALCOHOL (C11-C15) ETHOXYLATE; LINEAR SECONDARY(C11-C15)ALCOHOL, ETHOXYLATE
● PARETH-15-7

Restricted

Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


C11-15 Pareth-7 is a polyethylene glycol ether of a mixture of synthetic C11-15 fatty alcoholswith an average of 7 moles of ethylene oxide.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo64 products
conditioner60 products
hair treatment/serum27 products
eye liner14 products
hair styling aide12 products
mascara9 products
hair color and bleaching4 products
eyelash glue3 products
beard cleanser3 products
makeup primer3 products
mask3 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
anti-aging1 products
hair relaxer1 products
detangler1 products
body firming lotion1 products
CC cream1 products
brow liner1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
after sun product1 products
facial moisturizer/treatment1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
daily use with SPF1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature

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 qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
any irritation - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

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