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Data: Fair

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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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lipstick72 products
concealer22 products
facial moisturizer/treatment20 products
lip gloss13 products
mask13 products
serums & essences10 products
daily use with SPF8 products
lip balm6 products
facial cleanser5 products
eye shadow5 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
around-eye cream4 products
makeup remover3 products
makeup primer3 products
anti-aging3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
toners/astringents2 products
hair styling aide2 products
BB cream1 products
shampoo1 products
conditioner1 products
oil controller1 products
hand cream1 products
moisturizer1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
5089 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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