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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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facial moisturizer/treatment97 products
serums & essences67 products
mask43 products
moisturizer42 products
foundation41 products
concealer30 products
daily use with SPF26 products
recreational sunscreen21 products
lip balm20 products
around-eye cream17 products
body firming lotion17 products
facial cleanser16 products
toners/astringents13 products
CC cream10 products
anti-aging9 products
conditioner9 products
eye liner8 products
lip plumper7 products
baby sunscreen7 products
body wash/cleanser7 products
hand cream6 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
hand sanitizer6 products
lip gloss5 products
BB cream5 products
setting powder/spray4 products
bronzer/highlighter3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
lipstick3 products
bar soap2 products
after shave2 products
2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
baby lotion2 products
shampoo2 products
eyelash glue2 products
makeup remover2 products
mascara2 products
hair styling aide2 products
detangler1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
after sun product1 products
oil controller1 products
foot odor control1 products
body spray1 products
makeup primer1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
baby wipes1 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
20924 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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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

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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