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LINOLEIC ACID

Score:

Data: Fair

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Cancer

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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lipstick66 products
facial moisturizer/treatment43 products
daily use with SPF26 products
moisturizer26 products
around-eye cream20 products
conditioner18 products
serums & essences15 products
shampoo14 products
mask13 products
BB cream13 products
lip balm11 products
facial cleanser9 products
blush9 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
bronzer/highlighter8 products
hand cream7 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
lip gloss7 products
toners/astringents6 products
anti-aging5 products
4 products
after shave4 products
oil controller4 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
makeup remover4 products
hair styling aide4 products
foundation4 products
eye shadow3 products
makeup primer3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
baby lotion2 products
body firming lotion2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
mascara1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
CC cream1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
bar soap1 products
baby oil1 products
lip plumper1 products
concealer1 products

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
13585 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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