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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 LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner641 products
moisturizer608 products
lip balm471 products
bar soap381 products
shampoo374 products
hair treatment/serum361 products
antiperspirant/deodorant349 products
lipstick292 products
exfoliant/scrub265 products
recreational sunscreen233 products
body wash/cleanser215 products
facial moisturizer/treatment184 products
hair styling aide182 products
lip gloss163 products
bath oil/salts/soak144 products
body firming lotion141 products
facial cleanser127 products
foundation127 products
hand cream98 products
body oil90 products
liquid hand soap85 products
mask84 products
styling gel/lotion74 products
eye shadow74 products
toothpaste66 products
concealer65 products
bronzer/highlighter63 products
baby lotion58 products
blush54 products
daily use with SPF53 products
baby sunscreen53 products
lip balm with SPF52 products
beard care41 products
hair color and bleaching39 products
shaving cream35 products
serums & essences33 products
detangler32 products
diaper cream31 products
baby soap29 products
beard oil27 products
CC cream26 products
baby shampoo25 products
after sun product23 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)23 products
23 products
around-eye cream22 products
eye liner22 products
makeup remover21 products
brow liner21 products
fragrance for women20 products
bubble bath20 products
foot moisturizer18 products
muscle/joint soreness17 products
makeup primer17 products
tanning oil16 products
sunless tanning16 products
mascara16 products
hair spray16 products
mouthwash15 products
anti-aging14 products
hand sanitizer14 products
shaving cream (men's)13 products
nail polish13 products
BB cream13 products
lip plumper12 products
baby oil11 products
styling mousse/foam11 products
baby bubble bath11 products
lip liner10 products
facial powder10 products
after shave9 products
foot cleansing8 products
polish remover8 products
fragrance for men7 products
hair relaxer6 products
body spray6 products
tooth whitening5 products
setting powder/spray5 products
cuticle treatment4 products
beard cleanser4 products
glitter3 products
vapor rubs3 products
baby wipes3 products
hair-loss treatment3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
toners/astringents2 products
body powder1 products
oil controller1 products
foot odor control1 products
baby powder1 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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