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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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conditioner925 products
moisturizer540 products
facial moisturizer/treatment379 products
hair color and bleaching290 products
hair treatment/serum217 products
mask194 products
daily use with SPF190 products
hair styling aide177 products
recreational sunscreen175 products
body firming lotion174 products
hand cream155 products
facial cleanser97 products
around-eye cream94 products
serums & essences91 products
exfoliant/scrub84 products
baby lotion75 products
styling gel/lotion59 products
shampoo48 products
lipstick47 products
foundation46 products
detangler45 products
mascara45 products
anti-aging37 products
foot moisturizer33 products
bronzer/highlighter31 products
makeup remover27 products
sunless tanning23 products
antiperspirant/deodorant23 products
baby sunscreen22 products
beard care21 products
concealer20 products
makeup primer20 products
shaving cream17 products
BB cream15 products
body wash/cleanser14 products
depilatory13 products
12 products
shaving cream (men's)10 products
after shave10 products
brow liner10 products
after sun product8 products
styling mousse/foam8 products
hair relaxer8 products
lip liner8 products
lip balm with SPF7 products
lip balm6 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
bar soap5 products
muscle/joint soreness5 products
hair spray5 products
cuticle treatment4 products
foot cleansing4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)4 products
baby wipes4 products
eye makeup remover4 products
damaged skin treatment4 products
blush3 products
oil controller2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
toners/astringents2 products
diaper cream2 products
CC cream2 products
baby shampoo2 products
depilatory (men's)1 products
eye liner1 products
fragrance for women1 products
tanning oil1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
nail treatment1 products
baby soap1 products
other eye makeup1 products
mouthwash1 products
body oil1 products
beard cleanser1 products
fragrance for men1 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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