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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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lipstick208 products
lip balm199 products
moisturizer186 products
lip gloss152 products
body wash/cleanser114 products
facial moisturizer/treatment108 products
conditioner101 products
hair treatment/serum96 products
eye shadow71 products
foundation60 products
facial cleanser51 products
mask51 products
hand cream50 products
body oil46 products
shampoo45 products
serums & essences45 products
mascara42 products
hair styling aide42 products
exfoliant/scrub40 products
antiperspirant/deodorant35 products
concealer34 products
bar soap29 products
bath oil/salts/soak29 products
around-eye cream28 products
lip plumper27 products
beard oil27 products
daily use with SPF26 products
brow liner21 products
blush21 products
lip balm with SPF19 products
bronzer/highlighter18 products
makeup primer18 products
body firming lotion17 products
recreational sunscreen16 products
lip liner14 products
facial powder11 products
makeup remover9 products
styling gel/lotion9 products
detangler9 products
foot moisturizer8 products
eye liner8 products
beard care8 products
anti-aging7 products
BB cream7 products
glitter7 products
sunless tanning6 products
hand sanitizer6 products
baby lotion5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
nail treatment5 products
liquid hand soap5 products
toners/astringents5 products
baby sunscreen5 products
5 products
baby oil4 products
diaper cream4 products
setting powder/spray4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
hair spray3 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
after sun product3 products
body spray3 products
hair relaxer3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
shaving cream2 products
after shave2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
hair removal waxes2 products
polish remover2 products
beard cleanser2 products
nail polish1 products
oil controller1 products
tanning oil1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
body art1 products
baby soap1 products
baby shampoo1 products
foot odor control1 products
depilatory1 products
body powder1 products

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show female reproductive system effects at high dosesOpen scientific literature


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Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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4434 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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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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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

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.


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