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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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lipstick166 products
brow liner115 products
lip liner55 products
eye liner54 products
lip balm45 products
mascara44 products
lip gloss41 products
concealer36 products
moisturizer31 products
blush23 products
facial moisturizer/treatment20 products
shaving cream20 products
bar soap17 products
lip balm with SPF16 products
hair styling aide16 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
hair treatment/serum15 products
around-eye cream14 products
shampoo14 products
hand cream12 products
conditioner11 products
mask11 products
lip plumper10 products
recreational sunscreen8 products
baby lotion7 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
serums & essences6 products
diaper cream5 products
4 products
eye shadow4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
makeup primer3 products
bronzer/highlighter3 products
toners/astringents3 products
BB cream3 products
anti-aging3 products
body oil2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
fragrance for men2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
body firming lotion2 products
nail treatment2 products
detangler2 products
bubble bath1 products
tanning oil1 products
foundation1 products
body art1 products
glitter1 products
makeup remover1 products
facial cleanser1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
hair spray1 products
beard care1 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
91 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


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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment 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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