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ETHYLPARABEN

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Endocrine disruption (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation205 products
moisturizer80 products
mascara80 products
concealer59 products
facial moisturizer/treatment31 products
eye shadow29 products
daily use with SPF27 products
facial cleanser18 products
anti-aging18 products
eye liner18 products
sunless tanning17 products
blush17 products
hair styling aide17 products
bronzer/highlighter15 products
styling gel/lotion14 products
around-eye cream14 products
body firming lotion12 products
mask11 products
serums & essences10 products
conditioner8 products
shaving cream6 products
lip liner6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
styling mousse/foam5 products
facial powder5 products
recreational sunscreen5 products
hand cream4 products
shampoo3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
brow liner3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
cuticle treatment3 products
BB cream3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
baby lotion2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
makeup remover2 products
makeup primer2 products
lip gloss2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
hair spray1 products
after shave1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
toners/astringents1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
lip balm1 products
hair relaxer1 products
body powder1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
polish remover1 products
mouthwash1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Human endocrine disruptor - strong evidenceEuropean Commission on Endocrine Disruption
One or more studies show significant wildlife and the environment disruptionEuropean Commission on Endocrine Disruption
Limited evidence of endocrine disruptionOpen scientific literature
One or more studies show weak endocrine disruptionEWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Human immune toxicant or allergen - moderate evidenceOpen scientific literature
One or more human case studies show possible immune or allergenic effectsOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyOpen scientific literature
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyCosmetic 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
193 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

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

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

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

Data Sources

  • EU (European Union)- Strategy for Endocrine Disrupters 2007. Commision on endocrin disruption requested by the European Parliament in 1998.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • EWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature
  • 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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