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Data: Fair

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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo605 products
conditioner506 products
facial moisturizer/treatment378 products
moisturizer368 products
hair treatment/serum348 products
fragrance for women323 products
body wash/cleanser305 products
foundation260 products
mask229 products
hair styling aide219 products
facial cleanser190 products
lip balm179 products
lipstick178 products
fragrance for men154 products
serums & essences147 products
liquid hand soap141 products
styling gel/lotion137 products
hand cream135 products
exfoliant/scrub120 products
antiperspirant/deodorant118 products
hair spray115 products
body spray114 products
lip gloss102 products
hair color and bleaching92 products
bar soap91 products
daily use with SPF81 products
bath oil/salts/soak68 products
concealer63 products
toners/astringents61 products
body oil60 products
hand sanitizer45 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)44 products
sunless tanning42 products
body firming lotion35 products
around-eye cream34 products
makeup primer34 products
setting powder/spray32 products
styling mousse/foam29 products
bronzer/highlighter29 products
detangler28 products
lip balm with SPF27 products
anti-aging26 products
makeup remover26 products
blush24 products
bubble bath24 products
foot moisturizer23 products
shaving cream20 products
17 products
after shave16 products
recreational sunscreen16 products
baby soap15 products
CC cream15 products
baby shampoo12 products
beard oil11 products
baby lotion10 products
lip plumper10 products
shaving cream (men's)9 products
nail treatment9 products
skin fading/lightener9 products
BB cream9 products
muscle/joint soreness8 products
facial powder7 products
polish remover7 products
nail polish6 products
body powder6 products
after sun product6 products
toothpaste5 products
cuticle treatment5 products
beard care5 products
hair-loss treatment4 products
foot cleansing3 products
baby bubble bath3 products
tanning oil3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
diaper cream2 products
baby oil2 products
depilatory2 products
hair relaxer2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
beard cleanser2 products
glitter1 products
mascara1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
eyelash glue1 products
mouthwash1 products
oil controller1 products
baby wipes1 products
nail glue1 products


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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics - labeling requirement for allergensCosIng

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1720 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

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

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 1999. Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers. . SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999; and SCCPNFP (Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products). 2000. An Initial List Of Perfumery Materials Which Must Not Form Part Of Fragrances Compounds Used In Cosmetic Products. SCCNFP/0320/00, final May 2000.
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at .
  • 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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