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GLYCERYL STEARATE SE

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Data: Limited

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Cancer

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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moisturizer92 products
facial moisturizer/treatment46 products
moisturizer with SPF34 products
mask30 products
mascara24 products
beach & sport sunscreen22 products
exfoliant/scrub20 products
facial cleanser19 products
hair color and bleaching16 products
hand cream15 products
body firming lotion12 products
conditioner12 products
around-eye cream10 products
serums & essences10 products
baby lotion7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
shaving cream7 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
shampoo5 products
eye liner4 products
anti-aging4 products
makeup primer3 products
other men's products3 products
oil controller2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
after sun product2 products
after shave2 products
foot cleansing2 products
beard care2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
foundation2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
sunless tanning1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
brow liner1 products
eye shadow1 products
detangler1 products
hair styling aide1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products

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
10 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

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
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

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

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

Data Sources

  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, 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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