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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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lipstick89 products
facial moisturizer/treatment82 products
moisturizer62 products
exfoliant/scrub53 products
hair treatment/serum52 products
conditioner45 products
lip balm44 products
shampoo37 products
hair styling aide31 products
daily use with SPF27 products
hand cream26 products
serums & essences26 products
mask24 products
around-eye cream24 products
body oil24 products
body firming lotion23 products
bath oil/salts/soak18 products
shaving cream17 products
eye liner15 products
foundation15 products
facial cleanser13 products
anti-aging10 products
recreational sunscreen10 products
body wash/cleanser9 products
lip gloss9 products
styling gel/lotion8 products
concealer7 products
beard oil7 products
makeup primer5 products
setting powder/spray5 products
lip liner5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
other eye makeup4 products
eye shadow4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
4 products
after shave3 products
brow liner3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
detangler2 products
sunless tanning2 products
bar soap2 products
beard care2 products
fragrance for women2 products
body spray2 products
glitter2 products
facial powder2 products
tanning oil2 products
blush2 products
bubble bath2 products
mascara1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
foot odor control1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
foot cleansing1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
after sun product1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
oil controller1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
toners/astringents1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
7 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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 Sources

  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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