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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), and Ecotoxicology (low)

Cancer

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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lipstick48 products
foundation47 products
moisturizer with SPF45 products
beach & sport sunscreen44 products
serums & essences26 products
bronzer/highlighter19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment17 products
makeup remover10 products
concealer9 products
facial cleanser5 products
baby sunscreen4 products
around-eye cream4 products
CC cream4 products
conditioner3 products
makeup primer3 products
mascara2 products
other eye makeup2 products
detangler2 products
moisturizer2 products
mask1 products
body firming lotion1 products
eye liner1 products
after shave1 products
BB cream1 products
anti-aging1 products
sunless tanning1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
brow liner1 products
body spray1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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