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DEHYDROACETIC ACID

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Occupational hazards (high)

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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foundation121 products
conditioner111 products
shampoo71 products
eye shadow65 products
facial moisturizer/treatment48 products
facial cleanser47 products
body wash/cleanser47 products
hair treatment/serum38 products
moisturizer38 products
serums & essences35 products
makeup remover34 products
facial powder28 products
blush27 products
exfoliant/scrub21 products
mask21 products
liquid hand soap20 products
hair styling aide19 products
hand cream18 products
lip balm17 products
bronzer/highlighter16 products
body firming lotion14 products
styling gel/lotion12 products
mascara10 products
makeup primer9 products
toners/astringents9 products
baby wipes7 products
baby shampoo6 products
around-eye cream6 products
moisturizer with SPF6 products
eye makeup remover5 products
detangler5 products
eye liner5 products
hair spray5 products
fragrance for women4 products
beach & sport sunscreen4 products
beard care4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
baby soap4 products
BB cream4 products
beard cleanser4 products
shaving cream3 products
concealer3 products
bubble bath3 products
brow liner3 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
sunless tanning2 products
after sun product2 products
after shave2 products
lip gloss1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
beard oil1 products
nail treatment1 products
oil controller1 products
bar soap1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products

Occupational hazards

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Concern Reference
Allowed workplace exposures restricted to low dosesCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as toxic or harmfulCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
1538 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

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