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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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conditioner46 products
facial moisturizer/treatment17 products
serums & essences13 products
body wash/cleanser7 products
shampoo5 products
around-eye cream5 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
facial cleanser3 products
moisturizer3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
mask2 products
toners/astringents2 products
body firming lotion2 products
hair styling aide1 products
bubble bath1 products
lip plumper1 products
bar soap1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
after sun product1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
anti-aging1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
detangler1 products
body spray1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
5 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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