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MINERAL OIL

Score:

Data: Good

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer183 products
eye shadow148 products
lip balm146 products
lip gloss116 products
foundation115 products
eye liner87 products
body firming lotion84 products
lipstick84 products
bronzer/highlighter78 products
antiperspirant/deodorant77 products
hair color and bleaching52 products
facial moisturizer/treatment47 products
hair styling aide47 products
conditioner43 products
recreational sunscreen41 products
facial powder34 products
hair treatment/serum34 products
hand cream30 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)30 products
diaper cream29 products
blush28 products
concealer26 products
lip balm with SPF25 products
baby oil22 products
baby lotion21 products
body oil21 products
body wash/cleanser18 products
foot moisturizer14 products
sunless tanning14 products
makeup remover13 products
lip plumper13 products
styling gel/lotion12 products
exfoliant/scrub12 products
tanning oil11 products
brow liner11 products
depilatory10 products
facial cleanser10 products
mask9 products
hair relaxer9 products
daily use with SPF8 products
mascara8 products
eye makeup remover7 products
anti-aging7 products
shampoo7 products
7 products
glitter7 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
after sun product6 products
detangler6 products
baby sunscreen5 products
oil controller4 products
shaving cream3 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
lip liner3 products
hair spray3 products
serums & essences3 products
around-eye cream2 products
bar soap2 products
makeup primer2 products
fragrance for women2 products
after shave1 products
depilatory (men's)1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby soap1 products
body spray1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
foot cleansing1 products
other eye makeup1 products
eyelash glue1 products
BB cream1 products
mouthwash1 products
pore strips1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Possible human immune system toxicant or allergenNational Library of Medicine HazMap
Human immune and respiratory toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceAssociation of Occupational and Environmental Clinics

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Cancer - limited evidenceNational Toxicology Program 10th Report on Carcinogens (2002). http://ehis.niehs.nih.gov/roc/toc10.html

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
4094 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
  • AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2009. AEOC exposures codes and asthmagen designation.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • National Toxicology Program 10th Report on Carcinogens (2002). http://ehis.niehs.nih.gov/roc/toc10.html
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products that are inhalable (e.g., sprays, powders) because of respiratory concerns.

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