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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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conditioner1306 products
moisturizer865 products
facial moisturizer/treatment575 products
hair color and bleaching403 products
hair treatment/serum356 products
mask338 products
hair styling aide266 products
hand cream245 products
daily use with SPF211 products
recreational sunscreen205 products
around-eye cream142 products
facial cleanser138 products
exfoliant/scrub120 products
styling gel/lotion100 products
body firming lotion96 products
baby lotion95 products
mascara90 products
serums & essences79 products
foundation69 products
shampoo58 products
foot moisturizer51 products
detangler50 products
anti-aging46 products
concealer41 products
antiperspirant/deodorant39 products
lipstick37 products
sunless tanning35 products
beard care35 products
makeup remover33 products
shaving cream29 products
baby sunscreen29 products
brow liner26 products
body wash/cleanser24 products
bronzer/highlighter23 products
makeup primer20 products
BB cream20 products
muscle/joint soreness18 products
lip balm18 products
depilatory15 products
shaving cream (men's)14 products
after sun product14 products
after shave13 products
12 products
damaged skin treatment11 products
skin fading/lightener10 products
bar soap9 products
styling mousse/foam9 products
foot cleansing7 products
hair spray7 products
hair relaxer7 products
foot odor control6 products
nail treatment6 products
cuticle treatment5 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)5 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
baby wipes4 products
hair-loss treatment4 products
toothpaste4 products
hand sanitizer3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
diaper cream3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
blush3 products
eye liner2 products
oil controller2 products
toners/astringents2 products
CC cream2 products
mouthwash2 products
lip liner2 products
body oil2 products
lip gloss1 products
tanning oil1 products
baby oil1 products
lip plumper1 products
glitter1 products
baby soap1 products
body spray1 products
baby shampoo1 products
beard cleanser1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
beard oil1 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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
62 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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

Informational

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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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