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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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conditioner752 products
moisturizer484 products
facial moisturizer/treatment314 products
hair color and bleaching272 products
hair treatment/serum178 products
mask172 products
moisturizer with SPF166 products
beach & sport sunscreen153 products
hand cream127 products
hair styling aide121 products
body firming lotion115 products
around-eye cream80 products
facial cleanser78 products
serums & essences73 products
exfoliant/scrub72 products
baby lotion60 products
styling gel/lotion52 products
lipstick46 products
foundation44 products
mascara37 products
shampoo37 products
detangler31 products
bronzer/highlighter31 products
anti-aging29 products
foot moisturizer25 products
makeup remover23 products
makeup primer22 products
concealer20 products
beard care19 products
antiperspirant/deodorant17 products
shaving cream15 products
sunless tanning15 products
body wash/cleanser13 products
BB cream11 products
9 products
shaving cream (men's)8 products
lip liner8 products
brow liner8 products
hair relaxer8 products
after shave7 products
baby sunscreen7 products
after sun product6 products
lip balm with SPF6 products
depilatory6 products
bar soap5 products
lip balm5 products
muscle/joint soreness5 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
cuticle treatment4 products
foot cleansing4 products
hair spray4 products
baby wipes4 products
damaged skin treatment4 products
blush3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
diaper cream2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
oil controller2 products
baby shampoo2 products
beard cleanser1 products
eye liner1 products
fragrance for women1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
nail treatment1 products
vapor rubs1 products
baby soap1 products
other eye makeup1 products
CC cream1 products
body oil1 products
fragrance for men1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
mouthwash1 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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