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Data: Limited

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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)


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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foundation1189 products
lipstick1088 products
concealer447 products
eye shadow406 products
eye liner305 products
brow liner151 products
blush146 products
lip liner132 products
makeup primer100 products
bronzer/highlighter95 products
mascara84 products
lip gloss82 products
recreational sunscreen81 products
daily use with SPF66 products
hair treatment/serum48 products
conditioner41 products
BB cream38 products
facial moisturizer/treatment30 products
hair color and bleaching26 products
hair styling aide22 products
moisturizer15 products
serums & essences14 products
13 products
mask11 products
makeup remover10 products
setting powder/spray9 products
around-eye cream8 products
body oil8 products
CC cream8 products
baby sunscreen6 products
facial cleanser5 products
tanning oil5 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
after shave3 products
detangler3 products
hand cream3 products
facial powder3 products
after sun product2 products
body spray2 products
body firming lotion2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
beard oil2 products
shampoo2 products
oil controller2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
lip balm2 products
body powder2 products
eyelash glue2 products
glitter1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
fragrance for men1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
anti-aging1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
nail treatment1 products
hair spray1 products
sunless tanning1 products
nail polish1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as toxic or harmful.Open scientific literature
Classified as toxic or harmful.Open scientific literature

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of skin irritationOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments


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Concern Reference
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.


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