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PHENYL TRIMETHICONE

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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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foundation285 products
lipstick173 products
concealer97 products
eye shadow85 products
moisturizer with SPF68 products
facial powder61 products
bronzer/highlighter55 products
lip balm39 products
eye liner37 products
mask33 products
blush27 products
beach & sport sunscreen25 products
hair spray21 products
BB cream21 products
lip gloss19 products
lip liner18 products
serums & essences15 products
brow liner13 products
hair treatment/serum13 products
CC cream12 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
hair styling aide10 products
conditioner8 products
styling gel/lotion7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
hair color and bleaching7 products
makeup primer6 products
moisturizer5 products
hand cream4 products
other eye makeup3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
lip plumper3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
body spray2 products
shampoo2 products
toners/astringents2 products
detangler2 products
around-eye cream1 products
sunless tanning1 products
beard oil1 products
body firming lotion1 products
facial cleanser1 products
hair relaxer1 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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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. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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