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DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL

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Data: Limited

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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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foundation154 products
serums & essences47 products
mask37 products
moisturizer with SPF33 products
facial moisturizer/treatment19 products
bath oil/salts/soak9 products
conditioner8 products
fragrance for women6 products
makeup primer6 products
eye shadow6 products
facial cleanser5 products
body wash/cleanser5 products
fragrance for men5 products
beach & sport sunscreen4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
around-eye cream4 products
makeup remover4 products
concealer4 products
shampoo4 products
toners/astringents4 products
moisturizer3 products
bar soap2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
other eye makeup2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
anti-aging1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
oil controller1 products
BB cream1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
lip gloss1 products
detangler1 products
eye liner1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Human any irritant - strong evidenceCosmetic 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
73 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

Informational

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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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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