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CHOLESTEROL

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Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate)

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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foundation103 products
moisturizer with SPF52 products
lipstick34 products
serums & essences25 products
moisturizer18 products
beach & sport sunscreen18 products
facial moisturizer/treatment16 products
facial cleanser15 products
BB cream11 products
mask7 products
body firming lotion4 products
hand cream4 products
around-eye cream4 products
facial powder4 products
CC cream4 products
mascara3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
Facial Sun Care3 products
conditioner2 products
makeup remover2 products
shampoo2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
after shave1 products
baby lotion1 products
toners/astringents1 products
eye liner1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
other eye makeup1 products
anti-aging1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
lip balm1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby soap1 products

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlifeEmerging PBTs from peer-reviewed literature
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment 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 5(5):491-516, 1986 confirmed12/04 IJT 25(S2), 2006
208831 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – government assessment cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gapsWorld Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC Monographs Programme on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. Lists of Group 1, 2a, and 2b substances can be obtained. http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Classification/index.php; Vol 31, Suppl. 7 ;1987

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 5(5):491-516, 1986 confirmed12/04 IJT 25(S2), 2006

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

Data Sources

  • Emerging PBTs from peer-reviewed literature
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • JACT 5(5):491-516, 1986 confirmed12/04 IJT 25(S2), 2006
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC Monographs Programme on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. Lists of Group 1, 2a, and 2b substances can be obtained. http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Classification/index.php; Vol 31, Suppl. 7 ;1987

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