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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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lipstick671 products
lip balm125 products
lip gloss98 products
foundation95 products
antiperspirant/deodorant81 products
eye liner70 products
beach & sport sunscreen70 products
concealer69 products
mascara64 products
lip liner54 products
bronzer/highlighter52 products
blush47 products
moisturizer36 products
eye shadow34 products
brow liner33 products
lip balm with SPF32 products
fragrance for women20 products
baby sunscreen18 products
facial moisturizer/treatment14 products
exfoliant/scrub13 products
hair color and bleaching10 products
lip plumper7 products
hair styling aide6 products
conditioner6 products
baby lotion6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
moisturizer with SPF5 products
diaper cream4 products
mask4 products
damaged skin treatment4 products
serums & essences3 products
body oil2 products
facial cleanser2 products
after shave2 products
vapor rubs2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
beard care2 products
cuticle treatment1 products
anti-aging1 products
makeup remover1 products
around-eye cream1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
makeup primer1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
bar soap1 products
body firming lotion1 products
1 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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