Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|lip balm||78 products|
|eye liner||72 products|
|lip gloss||68 products|
|eye shadow||66 products|
|hair color and bleaching||44 products|
|beach & sport sunscreen||25 products|
|body firming lotion||23 products|
|lip balm with SPF||19 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||17 products|
|diaper cream||13 products|
|hair treatment/serum||12 products|
|facial powder||11 products|
|hand cream||10 products|
|hair styling aide||10 products|
|makeup remover||9 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||8 products|
|body wash/cleanser||8 products|
|body oil||7 products|
|lip plumper||7 products|
|brow liner||7 products|
|baby oil||6 products|
|baby lotion||6 products|
|foot moisturizer||5 products|
|styling gel/lotion||5 products|
|facial cleanser||4 products|
|hair relaxer||4 products|
|sunless tanning||4 products|
|shaving cream||3 products|
|moisturizer with SPF||3 products|
|lip liner||2 products|
|hair spray||2 products|
|serums & essences||2 products|
|damaged skin treatment||2 products|
|around-eye cream||1 products|
|eye makeup remover||1 products|
|body spray||1 products|
|eyelash glue||1 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||1 products|
|Possible human immune system toxicant or allergen||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
|Human immune and respiratory toxicant or allergen - strong evidence||Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as expected to be toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Cancer - limited evidence||National Toxicology Program 10th Report on Carcinogens (2002). http://ehis.niehs.nih.gov/roc/toc10.html|
|4094 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
- 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.
- 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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