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Data: Limited

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  • Multiple, additive exposure sources (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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body wash/cleanser51 products
shampoo48 products
antiperspirant/deodorant40 products
facial moisturizer/treatment34 products
conditioner31 products
moisturizer25 products
facial cleanser24 products
bath oil/salts/soak19 products
foundation18 products
bar soap17 products
mask17 products
bubble bath16 products
liquid hand soap14 products
serums & essences12 products
toners/astringents10 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
recreational sunscreen7 products
hand sanitizer6 products
body oil5 products
baby shampoo5 products
daily use with SPF5 products
baby soap4 products
4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
body firming lotion4 products
after sun product3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
makeup remover3 products
baby bubble bath3 products
fragrance for women3 products
diaper cream2 products
makeup primer2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
hand cream2 products
detangler2 products
lip balm2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
body spray2 products
around-eye cream2 products
baby oil1 products
beard oil1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
hair styling aide1 products
shaving cream1 products
polish remover1 products
body powder1 products
anti-aging1 products
baby powder1 products
sunless tanning1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
cuticle treatment1 products

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
13 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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment 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

  • 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.
  • 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.


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