Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|fragrance for women||15 products|
|styling gel/lotion||13 products|
|hair treatment/serum||10 products|
|hair styling aide||7 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||6 products|
|body spray||5 products|
|fragrance for men||4 products|
|body wash/cleanser||4 products|
|hair spray||3 products|
|hand cream||3 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||3 products|
|styling mousse/foam||2 products|
|facial cleanser||2 products|
|serums & essences||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||2 products|
|body firming lotion||2 products|
|shaving cream||1 products|
|facial powder||1 products|
|hair relaxer||1 products|
|BB cream||1 products|
|baby shampoo||1 products|
|body oil||1 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|liquid hand soap||1 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
|baby lotion||1 products|
|baby soap||1 products|
|Known human immune system toxicant or allergen||SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.|
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|89 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- SCCPNFP, 1999 "Opinion Concerning Fragrance Allergy In Consumers," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products And Non-Food Products. SCCNFP/0017/98 Final, December 1999.
- European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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