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Data: Fair

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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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mask191 products
serums & essences116 products
moisturizer115 products
facial moisturizer/treatment114 products
moisturizer with SPF89 products
foundation79 products
beach & sport sunscreen55 products
shampoo45 products
bronzer/highlighter25 products
facial cleanser23 products
around-eye cream23 products
concealer23 products
facial powder19 products
brow liner18 products
makeup primer17 products
hair color and bleaching14 products
hand cream14 products
styling gel/lotion14 products
hair styling aide14 products
shaving cream12 products
body wash/cleanser11 products
baby lotion10 products
exfoliant/scrub10 products
makeup remover10 products
conditioner8 products
toothpaste7 products
hand sanitizer7 products
body firming lotion7 products
baby sunscreen7 products
anti-aging7 products
after sun product6 products
toners/astringents4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
after shave3 products
body spray2 products
other eye makeup2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
depilatory1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby oil1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
hair spray1 products
foot cleansing1 products
baby wipes1 products
CC cream1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
oil controller1 products
baby soap1 products
eye shadow1 products
eye liner1 products
BB cream1 products

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 1(2)109-41, 1982 confirmed 11/02 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003
2245 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 1(2)109-41, 1982 confirmed 11/02 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • JACT 1(2)109-41, 1982 confirmed 11/02 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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