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Data: Fair

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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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beach & sport sunscreen391 products
moisturizer320 products
lipstick268 products
facial moisturizer/treatment215 products
lip balm186 products
foundation186 products
concealer108 products
moisturizer with SPF107 products
facial cleanser103 products
exfoliant/scrub101 products
conditioner98 products
lip gloss86 products
lip balm with SPF86 products
body oil81 products
serums & essences79 products
body wash/cleanser68 products
eye shadow66 products
shampoo65 products
baby sunscreen63 products
bath oil/salts/soak60 products
hair treatment/serum59 products
mask55 products
bronzer/highlighter50 products
bar soap47 products
antiperspirant/deodorant44 products
around-eye cream42 products
baby lotion38 products
hand cream38 products
hair color and bleaching34 products
blush34 products
body firming lotion28 products
BB cream24 products
anti-aging23 products
mascara23 products
eye liner21 products
makeup primer19 products
fragrance for women19 products
diaper cream18 products
baby oil17 products
makeup with SPF16 products
beard oil16 products
makeup remover16 products
foot moisturizer14 products
liquid hand soap14 products
hair styling aide14 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)14 products
styling gel/lotion14 products
lip plumper12 products
shaving cream11 products
body spray11 products
brow liner9 products
hair spray8 products
baby soap7 products
facial powder7 products
after shave5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
baby bubble bath5 products
hand sanitizer5 products
muscle/joint soreness5 products
baby shampoo5 products
Tanning Sprays4 products
other eye makeup4 products
eye makeup remover4 products
tanning oil4 products
toners/astringents4 products
vapor rubs4 products
fragrance for men4 products
CC cream4 products
lip liner3 products
sunless tanning3 products
after sun product3 products
cuticle treatment3 products
toothpaste3 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
baby wipes2 products
detangler2 products
other men's products2 products
nail treatment2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
Facial Sun Care1 products
beard care1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
foot odor control1 products
bubble bath1 products
oil controller1 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
3930 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


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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 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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