Other ConcernsUse restrictions (low) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
SYNONYMSNYLON POWDER, NYLON-66, POLY[IMINO(1,6-DIOXO-1,6-HEXANEDIYL)IMINO-1,6-HEXANEDIYL], POLY[IMINO(1,6DIOXO1,6HEXANEDIYL)IMINO1,6HEXANEDIYL], and ULTRAMID A3 .TIMES. G7
Nylon-66 is a polyamide formed by the reaction of adipic acid with hexylenediamine.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as expected to be toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Classified as medium human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|59 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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