FD&C YELLOW 5 (CI 19140) ALUMINUM LAKE
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|eye shadow||216 products|
|lip gloss||163 products|
|nail polish||134 products|
|lip liner||122 products|
|lip balm||91 products|
|eye liner||75 products|
|facial powder||53 products|
|brow liner||47 products|
|lip balm with SPF||11 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||10 products|
|lip plumper||8 products|
|nail treatment||5 products|
|makeup primer||5 products|
|other eye makeup||3 products|
|beach & sport sunscreen||2 products|
|hair color and bleaching||2 products|
|bar soap||2 products|
|fragrance for men||1 products|
|BB cream||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
|body wash/cleanser||1 products|
|body oil||1 products|
|body powder||1 products|
|eyelash glue||1 products|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of any toxicity||Klaassen, C, M. Amdur and J. Doull (eds.). Casarett and Doull|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color additive approved by FDA for use in cosmetics||FDA Color Additive Status|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Color Additives Lakes - Batch Certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration||CTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook|
- Klaassen, C, M. Amdur and J. Doull (eds.). Casarett and Doull
- 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.
- FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Color Additive Status List. September 2006.
- CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
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