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Data: Good

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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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facial moisturizer/treatment662 products
moisturizer617 products
foundation491 products
beach & sport sunscreen463 products
mask457 products
serums & essences453 products
moisturizer with SPF443 products
shampoo420 products
facial cleanser384 products
body wash/cleanser371 products
conditioner336 products
concealer222 products
liquid hand soap198 products
exfoliant/scrub163 products
bar soap142 products
toners/astringents134 products
around-eye cream127 products
toothpaste109 products
hand cream97 products
bronzer/highlighter97 products
eye shadow90 products
lipstick88 products
baby lotion86 products
antiperspirant/deodorant86 products
mascara80 products
hair treatment/serum75 products
makeup remover71 products
baby shampoo66 products
makeup primer65 products
hair styling aide63 products
anti-aging62 products
hair color and bleaching59 products
baby soap59 products
BB cream57 products
lip balm51 products
styling gel/lotion50 products
brow liner47 products
shaving cream46 products
mouthwash42 products
hand sanitizer41 products
baby sunscreen39 products
eye liner35 products
body firming lotion35 products
CC cream33 products
fragrance for women32 products
facial powder29 products
hair spray28 products
baby bubble bath26 products
body spray26 products
bubble bath25 products
blush25 products
lip gloss25 products
after shave23 products
detangler21 products
bath oil/salts/soak21 products
sunless tanning21 products
baby wipes18 products
after sun product18 products
shaving cream (men's)16 products
diaper cream12 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)12 products
foot moisturizer12 products
eye makeup remover12 products
baby toothpaste12 products
oil controller11 products
other eye makeup11 products
fragrance for men9 products
tooth whitening8 products
lip plumper8 products
styling mousse/foam8 products
lip balm with SPF6 products
polish remover5 products
makeup with SPF5 products
other men's products5 products
skin fading/lightener4 products
muscle/joint soreness4 products
body oil4 products
foot cleansing4 products
beard oil3 products
glitter3 products
pore strips3 products
depilatory2 products
baby oil2 products
hair relaxer1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
eyelash glue1 products
nail treatment1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
vapor rubs1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Use is restricted in Canadian cosmeticsCanada - Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetics Ingredients

Data gaps

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70707 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 Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • Health Canada. 2007. List of Prohibited and Restricted Cosmetic Ingredients. Canada's Cosmetic Ingredient Hotlist. March 2007.
  • 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) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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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