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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (high)


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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foundation36 products
hair treatment/serum33 products
moisturizer26 products
fragrance for women24 products
styling gel/lotion23 products
shampoo21 products
hair styling aide20 products
fragrance for men13 products
conditioner12 products
facial moisturizer/treatment11 products
daily use with SPF8 products
hand cream6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant5 products
hair spray5 products
body spray4 products
detangler4 products
mask4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
bar soap3 products
body powder3 products
facial cleanser3 products
concealer3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
bubble bath3 products
body oil3 products
facial powder2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
anti-aging2 products
baby lotion2 products
serums & essences2 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
baby soap1 products
around-eye cream1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby shampoo1 products
body firming lotion1 products
after sun product1 products
makeup primer1 products
nail polish1 products
makeup remover1 products
shaving cream1 products
toners/astringents1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
after shave1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCosIng


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Concern Reference
Known human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCPNFP Opinion on Fragrance Allergy


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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at .
  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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