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METHYLPROPANEDIOL

Score:

Data: Limited

Cancer

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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mask62 products
moisturizer with SPF24 products
foundation24 products
eye liner13 products
serums & essences11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment10 products
eye shadow9 products
brow liner6 products
toners/astringents5 products
moisturizer5 products
beach & sport sunscreen4 products
body firming lotion3 products
mascara2 products
hair styling aide2 products
makeup primer2 products
makeup remover2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
sunless tanning1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
oil controller1 products
BB cream1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Sensitization was observed in human patch testing.J Fowles, C. Lewis & E. Rushton. 2017. Studies on the environmental fate, ecotoxicology and toxicology of 2-methyl 1,3-propanediol. Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP 91, 240-248.

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Mild skin irritation observed in human testing.J Fowles, C. Lewis & E. Rushton. 2017. Studies on the environmental fate, ecotoxicology and toxicology of 2-methyl 1,3-propanediol. Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP 91, 240-248.
CLP notification: this substance causes serious eye irritation.European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2020. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: METHYLPROPANEDIOL; cas_numbers: 2163-42-0

Data gaps

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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Low acute toxicity (oral, inhalation, dermal) in animal studies.J Fowles, C. Lewis & E. Rushton. 2017. Studies on the environmental fate, ecotoxicology and toxicology of 2-methyl 1,3-propanediol. Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP 91, 240-248.

Data Sources

  • J Fowles, C. Lewis & E. Rushton. 2017. Studies on the environmental fate, ecotoxicology and toxicology of 2-methyl 1,3-propanediol. Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP 91, 240-248.
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2020. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: METHYLPROPANEDIOL; cas_numbers: 2163-42-0
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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