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Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)

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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lipstick186 products
lip gloss132 products
eye shadow128 products
lip balm101 products
eye liner80 products
bronzer/highlighter43 products
concealer37 products
mask34 products
foundation34 products
brow liner30 products
facial moisturizer/treatment27 products
daily use with SPF24 products
lip liner18 products
blush18 products
mascara17 products
moisturizer17 products
around-eye cream13 products
lip plumper12 products
serums & essences9 products
recreational sunscreen7 products
makeup primer6 products
glitter5 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
facial cleanser3 products
beard care3 products
facial powder3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
hair styling aide3 products
shaving cream3 products
hand cream3 products
anti-aging3 products
foot cleansing2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
shampoo1 products
1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
foot odor control1 products
baby lotion1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair spray1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
194 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

Data Sources

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.

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