Other ConcernsNon-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate) and Ecotoxicology (low)
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Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate is a synthetic silicate clay consisting mainly of lithium, magnesium and sodium silicates.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|setting powder/spray||8 products|
|eye shadow||6 products|
|eye liner||5 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||4 products|
|pore strips||4 products|
|styling gel/lotion||3 products|
|serums & essences||3 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|recreational sunscreen||2 products|
|facial cleanser||2 products|
|other eye makeup||2 products|
|tooth whitening||2 products|
|shaving cream||1 products|
|baby sunscreen||1 products|
|hair styling aide||1 products|
|shaving cream (men's)||1 products|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as expected to be toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Safety assessment was based on related chemical||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- 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. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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