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PENTYLENE GLYCOL

Score:

Data: Limited

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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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foundation116 products
serums & essences116 products
facial moisturizer/treatment85 products
moisturizer with SPF71 products
lipstick53 products
mask32 products
bronzer/highlighter28 products
eye shadow26 products
facial cleanser26 products
lip balm25 products
moisturizer24 products
makeup primer19 products
blush17 products
BB cream17 products
concealer15 products
around-eye cream15 products
toners/astringents14 products
eye liner14 products
beach & sport sunscreen13 products
lip gloss10 products
mascara10 products
other eye makeup7 products
makeup remover7 products
brow liner7 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
body firming lotion5 products
lip plumper5 products
shampoo5 products
conditioner4 products
anti-aging4 products
hand cream4 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
baby lotion3 products
hair styling aide3 products
sunless tanning2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
nail treatment2 products
Facial Sun Care2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
facial powder2 products
eyelash glue2 products
cuticle treatment1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
baby soap1 products
baby oil1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
depilatory1 products
detangler1 products
baby shampoo1 products
Oils & Serums1 products

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
23 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

  • 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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