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Data: Fair

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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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foundation491 products
bath oil/salts/soak211 products
concealer108 products
daily use with SPF91 products
recreational sunscreen41 products
CC cream37 products
bronzer/highlighter32 products
moisturizer31 products
BB cream21 products
body firming lotion19 products
17 products
makeup primer16 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
facial moisturizer/treatment15 products
lip balm14 products
hair spray11 products
hair styling aide11 products
body wash/cleanser11 products
blush10 products
bubble bath9 products
baby sunscreen9 products
serums & essences8 products
brow liner8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
facial cleanser7 products
other eye makeup6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant6 products
diaper cream5 products
sunless tanning4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
mask3 products
body oil3 products
baby bubble bath3 products
hand cream3 products
shampoo2 products
bar soap2 products
foot odor control2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
conditioner2 products
anti-aging2 products
around-eye cream2 products
foot cleansing2 products
glitter1 products
baby soap1 products
facial powder1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
beard care1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
baby shampoo1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
shaving cream1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
tanning oil1 products
hand sanitizer1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
6395 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not 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 Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

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 bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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.


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