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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (low)


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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mask179 products
daily use with SPF52 products
serums & essences51 products
facial moisturizer/treatment40 products
recreational sunscreen31 products
around-eye cream16 products
facial cleanser13 products
makeup primer11 products
exfoliant/scrub11 products
setting powder/spray9 products
lip balm8 products
concealer8 products
lip gloss8 products
mascara8 products
moisturizer7 products
blush6 products
eye shadow6 products
anti-aging5 products
toners/astringents4 products
pore strips4 products
lip plumper4 products
mouthwash3 products
makeup remover3 products
bronzer/highlighter3 products
foot cleansing2 products
BB cream2 products
other eye makeup2 products
oil controller2 products
eye liner2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
toothpaste2 products
conditioner1 products
1 products
foot odor control1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
baby wipes1 products
glitter1 products
body spray1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
shampoo1 products
depilatory1 products
after shave1 products
baby lotion1 products
brow liner1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
sunless tanning1 products
body firming lotion1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Restrictions on impurities recommended by industry safety panelCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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
Considered safe based on assumption of low absorptionCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
21 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

  • 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.


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