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Data: Limited


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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mask17 products
facial moisturizer/treatment14 products
serums & essences6 products
shampoo5 products
CC cream5 products
hand cream4 products
conditioner4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
moisturizer4 products
toners/astringents3 products
facial cleanser3 products
around-eye cream3 products
concealer2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
hair spray1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
lip plumper1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
lip balm1 products
anti-aging1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
toothpaste1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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