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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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moisturizer63 products
facial moisturizer/treatment35 products
facial cleanser28 products
serums & essences20 products
mask11 products
around-eye cream10 products
daily use with SPF8 products
makeup remover8 products
body wash/cleanser7 products
foundation7 products
body firming lotion7 products
recreational sunscreen7 products
baby lotion6 products
toners/astringents5 products
bar soap4 products
lip balm4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
hand cream3 products
anti-aging3 products
after shave2 products
makeup primer2 products
lip plumper2 products
shampoo2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
sunless tanning1 products
conditioner1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
diaper cream1 products
lipstick1 products
blush1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
6118 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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