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Data: Fair

Calcium Chloride

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SYNONYMS

CALCIUM CHLORIDE, CALCIUM CHLORIDE (CACL2), CALCIUM CHLORIDE; CALCIUM CHLORIDE, CALCIUM DICHLORIDE, and DIHYDRATE CALCIUM CHLORIDE

Calcium Chloride is an inorganic salt.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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antiperspirant/deodorant66 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)23 products
BB cream15 products
bath oil/salts/soak12 products
body wash/cleanser12 products
bar soap8 products
lipstick8 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
mask7 products
eye shadow6 products
setting powder/spray6 products
serums & essences6 products
moisturizer5 products
around-eye cream5 products
mascara5 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
makeup primer3 products
blush3 products
daily use with SPF2 products
shampoo2 products
1 products
lip balm1 products
body oil1 products
body firming lotion1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
facial cleanser1 products
baby wipes1 products
hair styling aide1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
8324 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

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 bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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