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CETEARYL ALCOHOL

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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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conditioner254 products
moisturizer252 products
facial moisturizer/treatment202 products
moisturizer with SPF156 products
beach & sport sunscreen150 products
hair color and bleaching137 products
hand cream61 products
serums & essences58 products
facial cleanser55 products
around-eye cream44 products
baby lotion43 products
hair treatment/serum42 products
mask41 products
foundation41 products
exfoliant/scrub25 products
lipstick25 products
hair styling aide22 products
anti-aging18 products
styling gel/lotion17 products
bronzer/highlighter17 products
mascara16 products
shampoo11 products
shaving cream10 products
baby sunscreen9 products
body firming lotion8 products
lip liner8 products
sunless tanning7 products
makeup remover6 products
BB cream6 products
detangler6 products
foot moisturizer6 products
makeup primer6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant5 products
body wash/cleanser5 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
after shave4 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
blush3 products
other men's products3 products
depilatory3 products
oil controller3 products
CC cream3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
lip balm2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
diaper cream2 products
brow liner2 products
body spray1 products
other eye makeup1 products
body oil1 products
eye liner1 products
after sun product1 products
hair spray1 products
baby wipes1 products
vapor rubs1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
eye shadow1 products

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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 7(3):359-413, 1988 confirmed 12/05
62 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 7(3):359-413, 1988 confirmed 12/05

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 persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • JACT 7(3):359-413, 1988 confirmed 12/05
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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