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Data: Limited

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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low), Endocrine disruption (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment185 products
moisturizer116 products
daily use with SPF88 products
around-eye cream42 products
hand cream41 products
conditioner39 products
mask33 products
facial cleanser33 products
recreational sunscreen31 products
exfoliant/scrub25 products
anti-aging25 products
serums & essences24 products
body firming lotion20 products
baby lotion14 products
hair color and bleaching11 products
hair styling aide8 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
shampoo6 products
sunless tanning6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant6 products
foot moisturizer6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
foundation5 products
baby sunscreen5 products
BB cream4 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
after shave4 products
makeup primer3 products
after sun product3 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
nail treatment2 products
shaving cream2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
beard care1 products
1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby soap1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
CC cream1 products
makeup remover1 products
foot cleansing1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products


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Concern Reference
One or more human case studies show possible any or allergenic effectsOpen scientific literature
Not likely to be a any toxicant or allergenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Endocrine disruption

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Limited evidence of any disruptionOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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any irritation - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Not likely to be a any toxicant in humansOpen scientific literature


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Not likely to be mutagenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
9 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.


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