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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (low)


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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foundation444 products
concealer262 products
daily use with SPF74 products
CC cream58 products
recreational sunscreen41 products
lipstick32 products
BB cream27 products
bronzer/highlighter16 products
makeup primer16 products
blush14 products
lip balm13 products
eye shadow11 products
baby sunscreen11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
serums & essences5 products
3 products
mask3 products
anti-aging2 products
conditioner2 products
lip gloss2 products
around-eye cream2 products
moisturizer2 products
mascara2 products
lip liner1 products
facial cleanser1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
body oil1 products
body art1 products
diaper cream1 products
brow liner1 products
hair spray1 products
hand cream1 products
eye liner1 products
sunless tanning1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
2 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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.


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