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COCOS NUCIFERA (COCONUT) OIL

Score:

Data: Fair

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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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moisturizer437 products
conditioner432 products
lip balm283 products
bar soap230 products
shampoo227 products
hair treatment/serum227 products
antiperspirant/deodorant207 products
lipstick204 products
beach & sport sunscreen187 products
exfoliant/scrub163 products
body wash/cleanser163 products
facial moisturizer/treatment140 products
lip gloss135 products
bath oil/salts/soak106 products
hair styling aide94 products
foundation94 products
facial cleanser89 products
body firming lotion73 products
mask63 products
hand cream62 products
eye shadow62 products
body oil59 products
liquid hand soap58 products
bronzer/highlighter58 products
toothpaste49 products
styling gel/lotion42 products
lip balm with SPF42 products
blush40 products
baby lotion39 products
moisturizer with SPF39 products
concealer37 products
hair color and bleaching35 products
baby sunscreen31 products
beard care29 products
diaper cream29 products
baby soap23 products
detangler23 products
eye liner23 products
serums & essences21 products
baby shampoo19 products
makeup remover18 products
shaving cream17 products
brow liner17 products
bubble bath17 products
around-eye cream14 products
beard oil14 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)14 products
13 products
foot moisturizer13 products
mascara13 products
makeup primer12 products
after sun product12 products
hair spray12 products
lip liner11 products
fragrance for women11 products
BB cream11 products
mouthwash10 products
CC cream10 products
anti-aging10 products
muscle/joint soreness8 products
shaving cream (men's)8 products
sunless tanning8 products
baby bubble bath8 products
hand sanitizer8 products
baby oil6 products
foot cleansing5 products
tooth whitening5 products
tanning oil5 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
hair relaxer4 products
facial powder4 products
fragrance for men4 products
vapor rubs3 products
after shave3 products
beard cleanser3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
polish remover3 products
eye makeup remover2 products
glitter2 products
body spray2 products
lip plumper2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
foot odor control1 products
toners/astringents1 products
baby wipes1 products
oil controller1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1952 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Informational

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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.

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