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Data: Fair


Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer7 products
toothpaste6 products
hand sanitizer5 products
body spray4 products
shampoo3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
bar soap2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
after shave2 products
fragrance for men2 products
lip balm2 products
1 products
mouthwash1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
body oil1 products
hair spray1 products


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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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