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Calcium Sodium Borosilicate

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)

SYNONYMS

● CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE

Restricted

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


Calcium sodium borosilicate is a glass-type material used as a bulking agent.

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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eye shadow367 products
lip gloss287 products
lipstick281 products
nail polish124 products
eye liner121 products
bronzer/highlighter102 products
blush61 products
body oil25 products
lip plumper16 products
lip balm14 products
foundation12 products
brow liner9 products
body powder8 products
daily use with SPF8 products
recreational sunscreen6 products
lip liner6 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
mask4 products
glitter4 products
facial powder4 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
makeup primer3 products
moisturizer3 products
3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment3 products
serums & essences3 products
hair spray2 products
facial cleanser1 products
fragrance for women1 products
concealer1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
mouthwash1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
body firming lotion1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
body cleansing wipes1 products

Cancer

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as possibly carcinogenicOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as possibly toxic to reproduction or developmentOpen scientific literature

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as toxic or harmful.Open scientific literature
Classified as a low human health priorityOpen scientific literature
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinOpen scientific literature

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeOpen scientific literature

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyOpen scientific literature

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
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED® mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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