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Data: Fair

Pyridoxine Hcl

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SYNONYMS

3,4-PYRIDINEDIMETHANOL, 5-HYDROXY-6-METHYL-, HYDROCHLORIDE, 3,4PYRIDINEDIMETHANOL, 5HYDROXY6METHYL, HYDROCHLORIDE, 5-HYDROXY-6-METHYL- HYDROCHLORIDE 3,4-PYRIDINEDIMETHANOL, 5-HYDROXY-6-METHYL-3,4-PYRIDINEDIMETHANOL HYDROCHLORIDE, ADEROMINE HYDROCHLORIDE, ADEROXINE, HYDROCHLORIDE 3,4-PYRIDINEDIMETHANOL, 5-HYDROXY-6-METHYL-, PYRIDOXINE HCL, PYRIDOXINE HYDROCHLORIDE, and VITAMIN B6 HYDROCHLORIDE

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Pyridoxine HCl is a substituted aromatic compound.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo21 products
conditioner19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment15 products
serums & essences8 products
hair color and bleaching8 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
mask6 products
recreational sunscreen5 products
hair styling aide4 products
hair spray3 products
toners/astringents3 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
other eye makeup1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
BB cream1 products
after shave1 products
facial cleanser1 products
after sun product1 products
anti-aging1 products
sunless tanning1 products

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
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
6966 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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 persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

Understanding scores

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