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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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foundation276 products
lipstick150 products
moisturizer with SPF100 products
eye shadow84 products
beach & sport sunscreen56 products
facial powder50 products
bronzer/highlighter46 products
concealer45 products
lip balm42 products
eye liner32 products
mask32 products
BB cream30 products
blush27 products
lip balm with SPF21 products
lip liner18 products
hair spray16 products
lip gloss15 products
baby sunscreen15 products
serums & essences15 products
hair treatment/serum14 products
CC cream13 products
makeup with SPF11 products
brow liner10 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
hair styling aide9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant8 products
conditioner8 products
styling gel/lotion7 products
makeup primer6 products
Facial Sun Care6 products
moisturizer5 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
sunless tanning3 products
other eye makeup3 products
lip plumper3 products
body firming lotion3 products
detangler2 products
around-eye cream2 products
toners/astringents2 products
shampoo2 products
body spray2 products
Under Eye Concealers1 products
facial cleanser1 products
anti-aging1 products
hair relaxer1 products
beard oil1 products


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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


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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

Data Sources

  • 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.


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