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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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lipstick248 products
moisturizer129 products
conditioner116 products
facial moisturizer/treatment94 products
beach & sport sunscreen78 products
foundation69 products
lip balm61 products
lip balm with SPF52 products
exfoliant/scrub46 products
moisturizer with SPF38 products
body oil36 products
shampoo35 products
concealer35 products
lip gloss35 products
blush34 products
serums & essences34 products
hair treatment/serum33 products
mask31 products
around-eye cream29 products
facial cleanser27 products
baby lotion22 products
eye shadow21 products
hand cream21 products
eye liner18 products
anti-aging16 products
bronzer/highlighter13 products
makeup primer13 products
hair styling aide13 products
baby sunscreen12 products
styling gel/lotion11 products
body wash/cleanser11 products
CC cream11 products
beard oil10 products
baby oil7 products
hair color and bleaching7 products
lip plumper6 products
BB cream5 products
cuticle treatment5 products
makeup remover5 products
body firming lotion4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
diaper cream4 products
mascara4 products
polish remover4 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
lip liner3 products
tanning oil3 products
bar soap3 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
muscle/joint soreness2 products
shaving cream2 products
toners/astringents2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
detangler2 products
sunless tanning2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
baby soap2 products
hair relaxer1 products
after sun product1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
baby wipes1 products
glitter1 products
other men's products1 products
bubble bath1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
nail treatment1 products
after shave1 products
body spray1 products
other eye makeup1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
Tanning Sprays1 products
beard care1 products
baby shampoo1 products
hair spray1 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 productJEPT 4(4):93-103, 1980 confirmed 06/01 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003
58 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJEPT 4(4):93-103, 1980 confirmed 06/01 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • JEPT 4(4):93-103, 1980 confirmed 06/01 IJT 22(S1):1-35, 2003
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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