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D&C Green No. 6 (CI 61565)

Score:

Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (high), Endocrine disruption (low), and Persistence and bioaccumulation (low)

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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hair treatment/serum6 products
lip liner2 products
polish remover2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
conditioner1 products
makeup remover1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
hair styling aide1 products
mask1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
nail treatment1 products
facial cleanser1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Color additive approved by FDA for use in cosmetics: external use onlyFDA Color Additive Status

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2020. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: ;
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Evidence of endocrine activity from models.National Toxicology Program (NTP) 2020. EWG Toxcast Analysis. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: D&C Green No. 6

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color additive approved by FDA for use in cosmetics: external use onlyFDA Color Additive Status
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color Additives - Batch Certified by the U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationCTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

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

Data Sources

  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Color Additive Status List. September 2006.
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2020. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: ;
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • National Toxicology Program (NTP) 2020. EWG Toxcast Analysis. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: D&C Green No. 6
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for damaged skin due to increased risk of absorption.
  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for use around mouth due to increased risk of ingestion and absorption.
  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for use on lips due to increased risk of ingestion and absorption.
  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for use around the eyes due to increased risk of absorption.

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