GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|body wash/cleanser||144 products|
|hair color and bleaching||39 products|
|hair treatment/serum||25 products|
|liquid hand soap||19 products|
|facial cleanser||13 products|
|baby shampoo||10 products|
|baby soap||9 products|
|hair styling aide||9 products|
|styling gel/lotion||8 products|
|bar soap||6 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||4 products|
|bubble bath||4 products|
|makeup remover||4 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||3 products|
|baby bubble bath||3 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||2 products|
|shaving cream||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|hair spray||1 products|
|hair relaxer||1 products|
|body spray||1 products|
|body oil||1 products|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as medium human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|3 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||IJT 34(S1): 35-65, 2015|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- 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.
- IJT 34(S1): 35-65, 2015
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