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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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conditioner1147 products
moisturizer684 products
facial moisturizer/treatment471 products
hair color and bleaching417 products
hair treatment/serum307 products
hair styling aide255 products
mask249 products
daily use with SPF223 products
body firming lotion212 products
recreational sunscreen202 products
hand cream198 products
around-eye cream122 products
facial cleanser114 products
exfoliant/scrub101 products
baby lotion87 products
styling gel/lotion86 products
mascara65 products
serums & essences62 products
detangler57 products
shampoo55 products
foundation55 products
lipstick52 products
anti-aging47 products
foot moisturizer42 products
makeup remover34 products
antiperspirant/deodorant32 products
bronzer/highlighter32 products
concealer31 products
sunless tanning29 products
beard care29 products
makeup primer25 products
baby sunscreen25 products
shaving cream24 products
BB cream24 products
body wash/cleanser20 products
depilatory17 products
lip balm15 products
muscle/joint soreness14 products
14 products
after sun product13 products
after shave13 products
brow liner12 products
shaving cream (men's)10 products
hair relaxer10 products
styling mousse/foam9 products
lip balm with SPF8 products
lip liner8 products
bar soap7 products
foot cleansing7 products
hair spray6 products
foot odor control4 products
toners/astringents4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)4 products
damaged skin treatment4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
skin fading/lightener3 products
nail treatment3 products
baby wipes3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
blush3 products
CC cream3 products
oil controller2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
diaper cream2 products
baby shampoo2 products
body oil2 products
beard cleanser2 products
depilatory (men's)1 products
eye liner1 products
fragrance for women1 products
tanning oil1 products
baby oil1 products
lip plumper1 products
glitter1 products
baby soap1 products
mouthwash1 products
body spray1 products
fragrance for men1 products
baby bubble bath1 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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