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PENTYLENE GLYCOL

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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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foundation232 products
facial moisturizer/treatment195 products
serums & essences145 products
daily use with SPF94 products
mask88 products
around-eye cream65 products
concealer59 products
facial cleanser56 products
moisturizer55 products
lipstick55 products
makeup primer47 products
toners/astringents41 products
nail polish39 products
eye liner35 products
eye shadow35 products
lip balm29 products
recreational sunscreen27 products
BB cream25 products
bronzer/highlighter21 products
lip gloss21 products
makeup remover20 products
shampoo19 products
setting powder/spray19 products
lip plumper17 products
brow liner17 products
mascara15 products
exfoliant/scrub15 products
hair treatment/serum14 products
body firming lotion13 products
blush13 products
13 products
conditioner12 products
hair styling aide10 products
anti-aging9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant6 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
baby lotion6 products
hand cream5 products
sunless tanning5 products
other eye makeup5 products
baby sunscreen4 products
eyelash glue3 products
after shave3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
facial powder2 products
baby soap2 products
body oil2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
hair spray2 products
fragrance for men2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
toothpaste1 products
baby oil1 products
mouthwash1 products
baby shampoo1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
baby wipes1 products
foot cleansing1 products
foot odor control1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
glitter1 products
detangler1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
bar soap1 products
CC cream1 products
after sun product1 products
depilatory1 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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