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  • Use restrictions (low), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), and Ecotoxicology (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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lipstick156 products
facial moisturizer/treatment139 products
foundation131 products
daily use with SPF84 products
moisturizer70 products
concealer66 products
recreational sunscreen51 products
bronzer/highlighter31 products
around-eye cream31 products
makeup primer30 products
makeup remover28 products
brow liner27 products
sunless tanning27 products
conditioner27 products
eye shadow27 products
mask24 products
hand cream24 products
serums & essences24 products
anti-aging22 products
lip gloss21 products
hair treatment/serum19 products
facial cleanser18 products
eye liner17 products
16 products
BB cream14 products
blush12 products
baby sunscreen12 products
mascara12 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
body firming lotion10 products
body oil7 products
lip balm6 products
eye makeup remover5 products
CC cream4 products
hair styling aide4 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
hair spray3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
lip liner3 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
body powder2 products
detangler2 products
glitter2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
facial powder1 products
foot cleansing1 products
baby lotion1 products
foot odor control1 products
body spray1 products
lip plumper1 products
other eye makeup1 products
after sun product1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment 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

Data Sources

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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