Other ConcernsUse restrictions (high), Endocrine disruption (low), Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), and Ecotoxicology (low)
SYNONYMS5,5'-DICHLORO-3,3'-DI METHYL-THIOINDIGO, 5,5'-DICHLORO-3,3'-DIMETHYL-TH IOINDIGO, 6-CHLORO-2-(6-CHLORO-4-METHYL-3-OXOBENZO[B]THIEN-2(3H)-YLIDENE)-4-METHYL-, 6-CHLORO-2-(6-CHLORO-4-METHYL-3-OXOBENZO[B]THIEN-2(3H)-YLIDENE)-4-METHYLBENZO[B]THIOPHEN-3(2H)-ONE, 6-CHLORO-2-(6-CHLORO-4-METHYL-3-OXOBENZO[B]THIEN-2(3H)-YLIDENE)-4-METHYLBENZO[B]THIOPHENE-3(2H)-ONE, AKA226, BENZO[B]THIOPHEN-3(2H)-ONE,, BENZO[B]THIOPHEN3(2H)ONE, 6CHLORO2(6CHLORO4METHYL3OXOBENZO[B]THIEN2(3H)YLIDENE)4METHYL, CI 73360, D&C RED 30, D&C RED NO. 30, D&C RED NO. 30 (CI 73360), JAPAN RED 226, PIGMENT RED 181, RED 226, RED 30, and RED NO. 226
Unacceptable: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient
D&C Red 30 is a synthetic dye produced from petroleum or coal tar sources; this dye is FDA-approved for use in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|lip liner||46 products|
|lip gloss||38 products|
|lip balm||23 products|
|nail polish||17 products|
|eye shadow||8 products|
|facial cleanser||7 products|
|body wash/cleanser||6 products|
|eye liner||4 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||2 products|
|facial powder||2 products|
|eyelash glue||1 products|
|hair treatment/serum||1 products|
|lip balm with SPF||1 products|
|makeup primer||1 products|
|hair color and bleaching||1 products|
|hand sanitizer||1 products|
|lip plumper||1 products|
|shaving cream||1 products|
|setting powder/spray||1 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||1 products|
|bar soap||1 products|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|Violation of government restrictions - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Color additive not approved by FDA for cosmetics used around eyes||FDA Color Additive Status|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Persistent or bioaccumulative and moderate to high toxicity concern in humans||Open scientific literature|
|Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlife||Canada PBTs - Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET)|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as expected to be toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Associated with endocrine disruption||Open scientific literature|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 Administration||CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook|
|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||FDA Color Additive Status|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
- FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Color Additive Status List. September 2006.
- Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
- EC (Environment Canada). 1994. Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET). ARET substance list of persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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