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Data: Limited

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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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shampoo17 products
conditioner8 products
facial cleanser7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment6 products
serums & essences5 products
toners/astringents5 products
around-eye cream5 products
mask5 products
mouthwash4 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
moisturizer3 products
daily use with SPF3 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
hand cream2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
makeup remover2 products
after sun product2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
sunless tanning1 products
bubble bath1 products
hair styling aide1 products
shaving cream1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
lip balm1 products
makeup primer1 products
anti-aging1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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