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EUPHORBIA CERIFERA (CANDELILLA) WAX

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Data: Limited

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Cancer

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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lipstick778 products
lip balm185 products
foundation182 products
lip gloss127 products
eye liner104 products
antiperspirant/deodorant99 products
concealer84 products
mascara83 products
beach & sport sunscreen77 products
blush73 products
lip liner58 products
bronzer/highlighter55 products
moisturizer49 products
brow liner48 products
lip balm with SPF45 products
eye shadow40 products
fragrance for women20 products
baby sunscreen20 products
exfoliant/scrub19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment17 products
lip plumper15 products
hair color and bleaching15 products
hair styling aide11 products
styling gel/lotion10 products
8 products
baby lotion8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
diaper cream7 products
conditioner6 products
mask6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)6 products
facial cleanser5 products
moisturizer with SPF5 products
BB cream4 products
makeup primer4 products
hand cream3 products
beard care3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
facial powder3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
serums & essences3 products
body firming lotion3 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
body oil2 products
anti-aging2 products
after shave2 products
around-eye cream2 products
vapor rubs2 products
cuticle treatment1 products
bar soap1 products
makeup remover1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Sensitization to candelilla wax was reported in a child in a case study.Anne-Sophie Darrigade, Ella Dendooven, Evelyne Mangodt, Evert Vermander, Margo Hagendorens & Olivier Aerts 2020. A peculiar case of sensitization to Candelilla Cera and sucrose (di)stearate in a toddler. Contact dermatitis 82(1), 54-55.

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 productJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03
18 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03

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

Data Sources

  • Anne-Sophie Darrigade, Ella Dendooven, Evelyne Mangodt, Evert Vermander, Margo Hagendorens & Olivier Aerts 2020. A peculiar case of sensitization to Candelilla Cera and sucrose (di)stearate in a toddler. Contact dermatitis 82(1), 54-55.
  • JACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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.

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