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PEG-10 DIMETHICONE

Score:

Data: Limited

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  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Contamination concerns (high)

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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foundation861 products
concealer442 products
daily use with SPF37 products
BB cream35 products
blush32 products
lipstick25 products
makeup primer25 products
facial moisturizer/treatment24 products
24 products
brow liner22 products
recreational sunscreen19 products
CC cream19 products
bronzer/highlighter17 products
eye shadow10 products
serums & essences7 products
hair spray6 products
around-eye cream5 products
mask5 products
mascara5 products
moisturizer4 products
hair styling aide3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
baby sunscreen2 products
lip liner1 products
lip gloss1 products
hand cream1 products
lip balm1 products
conditioner1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
anti-aging1 products

Contamination concerns

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Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of sense organ toxicityScorecard.org Toxicity Information

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
0 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 Food Additive Status

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

  • ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.

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