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Data: Limited

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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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beach & sport sunscreen11 products
shampoo11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment6 products
body wash/cleanser5 products
liquid hand soap5 products
moisturizer4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
conditioner3 products
serums & essences3 products
after sun product3 products
mask3 products
shaving cream2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
bubble bath2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
around-eye cream1 products
hair spray1 products
facial cleanser1 products
lipstick1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
concealer1 products
detangler1 products
moisturizer with SPF1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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