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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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facial moisturizer/treatment19 products
moisturizer14 products
bar soap14 products
bath oil/salts/soak14 products
hair treatment/serum13 products
facial cleanser11 products
mask10 products
body oil8 products
serums & essences7 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
toners/astringents5 products
setting powder/spray4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
baby bubble bath4 products
shampoo3 products
body firming lotion3 products
bubble bath3 products
beard oil3 products
baby lotion3 products
fragrance for women3 products
baby soap3 products
hand cream2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
hair styling aide2 products
after sun product2 products
vapor rubs1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
makeup remover1 products
fragrance for men1 products
baby shampoo1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
baby oil1 products
conditioner1 products
body powder1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
eye makeup remover1 products

Data gaps

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


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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.


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