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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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moisturizer98 products
lip balm78 products
eye liner72 products
lip gloss68 products
foundation66 products
eye shadow66 products
lipstick65 products
hair color and bleaching44 products
bronzer/highlighter42 products
antiperspirant/deodorant30 products
beach & sport sunscreen25 products
body firming lotion23 products
conditioner21 products
lip balm with SPF19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment17 products
diaper cream13 products
hair treatment/serum12 products
facial powder11 products
hand cream10 products
hair styling aide10 products
concealer10 products
makeup remover9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)8 products
blush8 products
body wash/cleanser8 products
exfoliant/scrub8 products
body oil7 products
shampoo7 products
depilatory7 products
mask7 products
lip plumper7 products
brow liner7 products
baby oil6 products
baby lotion6 products
detangler6 products
foot moisturizer5 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
facial cleanser4 products
hair relaxer4 products
anti-aging4 products
sunless tanning4 products
shaving cream3 products
moisturizer with SPF3 products
lip liner2 products
hair spray2 products
serums & essences2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
around-eye cream1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
mascara1 products
body spray1 products
eyelash glue1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
glitter1 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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