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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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moisturizer276 products
beach & sport sunscreen203 products
conditioner194 products
lip balm163 products
lipstick156 products
antiperspirant/deodorant135 products
shampoo133 products
bar soap126 products
facial moisturizer/treatment112 products
body wash/cleanser106 products
exfoliant/scrub89 products
lip gloss83 products
hair treatment/serum76 products
facial cleanser57 products
moisturizer with SPF53 products
bronzer/highlighter46 products
lip balm with SPF46 products
concealer39 products
body oil38 products
eye shadow38 products
hand cream37 products
bath oil/salts/soak36 products
toothpaste36 products
baby sunscreen32 products
baby lotion28 products
liquid hand soap25 products
hair color and bleaching25 products
serums & essences20 products
shaving cream19 products
hair styling aide18 products
diaper cream18 products
eye liner17 products
mask17 products
foundation17 products
styling gel/lotion16 products
baby soap14 products
fragrance for women13 products
body firming lotion13 products
CC cream13 products
baby shampoo13 products
mouthwash11 products
anti-aging11 products
makeup remover10 products
brow liner10 products
blush9 products
after sun product9 products
around-eye cream8 products
baby bubble bath7 products
BB cream7 products
mascara6 products
hair spray6 products
foot moisturizer5 products
makeup primer5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)5 products
sunless tanning5 products
lip liner4 products
bubble bath4 products
detangler4 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
baby oil4 products
beard oil4 products
vapor rubs3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
facial powder3 products
baby wipes2 products
cuticle treatment2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
lip plumper2 products
nail treatment2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
tooth whitening2 products
tanning oil2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
after shave2 products
fragrance for men1 products
oil controller1 products
foot cleansing1 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair relaxer1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
damaged skin treatment1 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


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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


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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.
  • 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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