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HYDROLYZED WHEAT PROTEIN

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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment10 products
conditioner9 products
moisturizer with SPF6 products
hair styling aide5 products
around-eye cream4 products
serums & essences3 products
CC cream3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
facial cleanser2 products
mask2 products
hair spray1 products
detangler1 products
eye liner1 products
hand cream1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
moisturizer1 products
mascara1 products
baby shampoo1 products
other eye makeup1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more human case studies show possible skin allergy or allergenic effectsVarjonen E, Petman L, Mäkinen-Kiljunen S "Immediate contact allergy from hydrolyzed wheat in a cosmetic cream." Allergy. 2000 Mar;55(3):294-6; Hann S, Hughes M, Stone N. "Allergic contact dermatitis to hydrolyzed wheat protein in a cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Feb;56(2):119-20.; Sanchez-Pérez J, Sanz T, García-Díez A. "Allergic contact dermatitis from hydrolyzed wheat protein in cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2000 Jun;42(6):360.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
41 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • Varjonen E, Petman L, Mäkinen-Kiljunen S "Immediate contact allergy from hydrolyzed wheat in a cosmetic cream." Allergy. 2000 Mar;55(3):294-6; Hann S, Hughes M, Stone N. "Allergic contact dermatitis to hydrolyzed wheat protein in a cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2007 Feb;56(2):119-20.; Sanchez-Pérez J, Sanz T, García-Díez A. "Allergic contact dermatitis from hydrolyzed wheat protein in cosmetic cream." Contact Dermatitis. 2000 Jun;42(6):360.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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