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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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conditioner441 products
moisturizer333 products
facial moisturizer/treatment247 products
moisturizer with SPF240 products
beach & sport sunscreen239 products
hair color and bleaching181 products
mask97 products
hand cream89 products
hair treatment/serum81 products
facial cleanser67 products
body firming lotion61 products
serums & essences58 products
around-eye cream56 products
baby lotion45 products
foundation44 products
exfoliant/scrub39 products
hair styling aide36 products
styling gel/lotion33 products
lipstick29 products
Facial Sun Care26 products
anti-aging25 products
mascara25 products
shampoo21 products
BB cream17 products
bronzer/highlighter17 products
detangler15 products
baby sunscreen14 products
shaving cream14 products
makeup remover11 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
lip balm10 products
sunless tanning10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant9 products
foot moisturizer9 products
depilatory8 products
lip liner8 products
makeup primer8 products
shaving cream (men's)7 products
body wash/cleanser7 products
beard care5 products
after shave4 products
diaper cream4 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
blush3 products
concealer3 products
brow liner3 products
other men's products3 products
makeup with SPF3 products
cuticle treatment3 products
oil controller3 products
CC cream3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
after sun product2 products
foot cleansing2 products
baby shampoo2 products
bar soap1 products
body spray1 products
nail treatment1 products
other eye makeup1 products
body oil1 products
eye liner1 products
hair spray1 products
baby soap1 products
baby wipes1 products
vapor rubs1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
styling mousse/foam1 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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