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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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mask21 products
recreational sunscreen17 products
exfoliant/scrub10 products
conditioner9 products
after sun product8 products
shampoo6 products
moisturizer6 products
tanning oil4 products
daily use with SPF4 products
foot cleansing4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
lip balm2 products
serums & essences2 products
hand cream2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
facial cleanser2 products
body firming lotion2 products
makeup primer1 products
hair styling aide1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
bar soap1 products
facial moisturizer/treatment1 products
bubble bath1 products
liquid hand soap1 products

Data gaps

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

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

Data Sources

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


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