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COPERNICIA CERIFERA (CARNAUBA) 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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lipstick539 products
eye liner202 products
mascara193 products
lip balm114 products
lip balm with SPF111 products
concealer105 products
lip gloss97 products
beach & sport sunscreen78 products
brow liner72 products
foundation59 products
blush55 products
lip liner52 products
eye shadow52 products
bronzer/highlighter37 products
baby sunscreen27 products
moisturizer24 products
facial moisturizer/treatment16 products
styling gel/lotion9 products
other eye makeup8 products
mask8 products
makeup primer8 products
moisturizer with SPF5 products
around-eye cream5 products
baby lotion5 products
exfoliant/scrub5 products
BB cream5 products
hair styling aide4 products
facial powder4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
lip plumper3 products
diaper cream3 products
vapor rubs2 products
serums & essences2 products
anti-aging2 products
body firming lotion2 products
fragrance for women2 products
makeup remover1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
conditioner1 products
body oil1 products
shampoo1 products
beard oil1 products
beard care1 products
hair color and bleaching1 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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
126 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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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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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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

Data Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • 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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