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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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beach & sport sunscreen97 products
moisturizer75 products
exfoliant/scrub46 products
facial moisturizer/treatment42 products
lipstick39 products
facial cleanser33 products
body oil32 products
moisturizer with SPF32 products
lip balm25 products
conditioner19 products
lip balm with SPF19 products
lip gloss19 products
concealer17 products
foundation17 products
baby lotion16 products
bronzer/highlighter15 products
baby sunscreen15 products
hand cream13 products
body firming lotion13 products
bar soap13 products
BB cream12 products
hair treatment/serum12 products
hair color and bleaching11 products
anti-aging9 products
around-eye cream9 products
blush9 products
mascara9 products
serums & essences9 products
beard oil9 products
body wash/cleanser8 products
lip liner8 products
CC cream8 products
mask7 products
eye liner7 products
hair styling aide6 products
bath oil/salts/soak5 products
shaving cream5 products
after sun product4 products
makeup remover4 products
diaper cream4 products
facial powder4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
makeup primer3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
foot cleansing2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
baby oil2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
shampoo1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
sunless tanning1 products
nail treatment1 products
fragrance for women1 products
hair spray1 products
fragrance for men1 products
Facial Sun Care1 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 4(5):171-97, 1985 confirmed 02/04
1628 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 4(5):171-97, 1985 confirmed 02/04

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • JACT 4(5):171-97, 1985 confirmed 02/04
  • 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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