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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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moisturizer256 products
facial moisturizer/treatment206 products
mask197 products
serums & essences179 products
shampoo166 products
moisturizer with SPF117 products
foundation82 products
body firming lotion81 products
beach & sport sunscreen62 products
hand sanitizer50 products
styling gel/lotion49 products
exfoliant/scrub48 products
around-eye cream46 products
hair styling aide46 products
toothpaste43 products
conditioner39 products
hand cream39 products
hair color and bleaching38 products
after sun product37 products
facial cleanser36 products
bronzer/highlighter36 products
baby lotion35 products
concealer27 products
makeup primer26 products
body wash/cleanser24 products
brow liner22 products
facial powder21 products
makeup remover15 products
anti-aging13 products
shaving cream12 products
foot moisturizer12 products
hair treatment/serum10 products
after shave8 products
toners/astringents8 products
eye liner7 products
baby sunscreen6 products
liquid hand soap6 products
beard care6 products
baby oil5 products
blush5 products
eye makeup remover4 products
body spray4 products
baby wipes4 products
4 products
bar soap3 products
hair spray3 products
tooth whitening2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
nail polish2 products
lip balm2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
diaper cream2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
other eye makeup2 products
mouthwash2 products
eye shadow1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
mascara1 products
foot cleansing1 products
glitter1 products
CC cream1 products
other men's products1 products
nail glue1 products
detangler1 products
depilatory1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
tanning oil1 products
sunless tanning1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
lipstick1 products
oil controller1 products
baby toothpaste1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby shampoo1 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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