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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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conditioner87 products
foundation43 products
facial moisturizer/treatment43 products
shampoo36 products
moisturizer35 products
body wash/cleanser29 products
moisturizer with SPF25 products
serums & essences24 products
facial cleanser17 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
liquid hand soap12 products
toners/astringents11 products
beach & sport sunscreen10 products
hand cream10 products
around-eye cream8 products
mask8 products
body firming lotion7 products
makeup remover7 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
baby shampoo5 products
sunless tanning5 products
mascara5 products
brow liner4 products
hair styling aide4 products
anti-aging4 products
bubble bath4 products
baby soap4 products
baby wipes4 products
eye shadow3 products
diaper cream3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
BB cream3 products
baby bubble bath3 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
detangler2 products
after sun product2 products
concealer2 products
2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
baby lotion2 products
shaving cream2 products
eye makeup remover1 products
body spray1 products
makeup primer1 products
after shave1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
beard cleanser1 products

Data gaps

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


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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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.


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