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GLYCOL DISTEARATE

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Data: Limited

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  • Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

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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shampoo499 products
body wash/cleanser147 products
conditioner94 products
facial cleanser45 products
liquid hand soap39 products
hair color and bleaching33 products
bubble bath24 products
exfoliant/scrub21 products
baby soap14 products
mask10 products
baby shampoo8 products
shaving cream7 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
4 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
body spray4 products
moisturizer3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
beard cleanser2 products
around-eye cream2 products
detangler2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
oil controller1 products
body firming lotion1 products
vapor rubs1 products
serums & essences1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
beard care1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

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

Ecotoxicology

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

Informational

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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

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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