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  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)


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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moisturizer61 products
facial moisturizer/treatment39 products
shampoo33 products
exfoliant/scrub27 products
bar soap27 products
body wash/cleanser26 products
facial cleanser23 products
lip balm21 products
foundation19 products
antiperspirant/deodorant16 products
body oil15 products
conditioner15 products
bath oil/salts/soak14 products
serums & essences13 products
liquid hand soap10 products
hand cream9 products
lip gloss7 products
body spray7 products
toners/astringents7 products
moisturizer with SPF7 products
anti-aging6 products
mask5 products
beach & sport sunscreen5 products
hand sanitizer5 products
fragrance for women5 products
baby soap5 products
shaving cream5 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)4 products
hair spray4 products
makeup remover3 products
baby shampoo3 products
makeup primer3 products
fragrance for men3 products
cuticle treatment2 products
foot cleansing2 products
detangler2 products
vapor rubs2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
beard oil2 products
baby oil1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby lotion1 products
toothpaste1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
bubble bath1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
body firming lotion1 products
after shave1 products
foot odor control1 products
nail treatment1 products
body powder1 products
baby powder1 products
hair styling aide1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

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

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

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • 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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