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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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moisturizer359 products
conditioner84 products
hand cream73 products
facial moisturizer/treatment63 products
antiperspirant/deodorant42 products
baby lotion38 products
lipstick35 products
hair treatment/serum33 products
body firming lotion32 products
mask26 products
daily use with SPF25 products
recreational sunscreen25 products
hair styling aide17 products
bronzer/highlighter16 products
foundation15 products
concealer15 products
body oil14 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)13 products
lip balm13 products
sunless tanning13 products
eye shadow12 products
lip gloss12 products
facial cleanser11 products
facial powder11 products
blush10 products
styling gel/lotion10 products
foot moisturizer10 products
around-eye cream9 products
makeup remover9 products
shampoo8 products
exfoliant/scrub7 products
baby sunscreen7 products
shaving cream6 products
serums & essences5 products
makeup primer5 products
CC cream5 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
muscle/joint soreness4 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
cuticle treatment3 products
BB cream3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
diaper cream3 products
lip liner3 products
after shave2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
foot odor control2 products
beard oil2 products
anti-aging2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
fragrance for women2 products
after sun product2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
bar soap2 products
baby bubble bath1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby soap1 products
toners/astringents1 products
baby oil1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
nail treatment1 products
body spray1 products
tanning oil1 products
hair spray1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
depilatory1 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
1345 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food


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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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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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