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Data: Fair

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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick138 products
fragrance for women77 products
serums & essences62 products
facial moisturizer/treatment59 products
moisturizer48 products
shampoo38 products
conditioner34 products
foundation33 products
body wash/cleanser33 products
fragrance for men30 products
moisturizer with SPF25 products
mask21 products
styling gel/lotion16 products
hair styling aide15 products
hair treatment/serum15 products
facial cleanser15 products
body oil13 products
hair spray12 products
hand cream12 products
hair color and bleaching12 products
toners/astringents11 products
bar soap11 products
lip balm10 products
bath oil/salts/soak10 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
blush9 products
exfoliant/scrub7 products
beach & sport sunscreen7 products
makeup remover7 products
body spray7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
lip liner6 products
around-eye cream5 products
body firming lotion5 products
makeup primer5 products
CC cream4 products
sunless tanning3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
BB cream3 products
baby soap2 products
baby shampoo2 products
detangler2 products
anti-aging2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
baby oil2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
other eye makeup1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
after sun product1 products
foot odor control1 products
vapor rubs1 products
beard oil1 products
after shave1 products
shaving cream1 products
facial powder1 products
hair relaxer1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby sunscreen1 products


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Concern Reference
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_144html

Data gaps

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


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

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

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

  • SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at .
  • IFRA_Standard_144html
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.


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