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Phenyl Trimethicone

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

PHENYL TRIMETHICONE

Phenyl trimethicone is a silicon-based polymer.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation468 products
lipstick212 products
concealer200 products
eye shadow122 products
daily use with SPF90 products
CC cream68 products
hair treatment/serum64 products
blush59 products
lip balm50 products
bronzer/highlighter49 products
facial powder48 products
hair spray45 products
lip gloss40 products
conditioner35 products
hair styling aide33 products
recreational sunscreen31 products
BB cream31 products
makeup primer26 products
brow liner25 products
23 products
lip liner20 products
mask17 products
moisturizer15 products
styling gel/lotion14 products
facial moisturizer/treatment13 products
setting powder/spray13 products
eye liner12 products
hair color and bleaching11 products
antiperspirant/deodorant11 products
lip plumper10 products
baby sunscreen9 products
around-eye cream9 products
serums & essences8 products
beard oil6 products
hand cream6 products
anti-aging5 products
shampoo5 products
beard care4 products
sunless tanning4 products
detangler4 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
bath oil/salts/soak3 products
body oil3 products
body firming lotion2 products
makeup remover1 products
shaving cream1 products
tanning oil1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative (uncertainty in environmental toxicity or persistence/bioaccumulation)Environment Canada Domestic Substance List
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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
3 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

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
  • 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.

Understanding scores

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HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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