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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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lip balm133 products
lipstick128 products
moisturizer84 products
conditioner73 products
facial moisturizer/treatment62 products
body oil45 products
lip gloss28 products
facial cleanser26 products
bath oil/salts/soak26 products
body firming lotion25 products
hair treatment/serum24 products
serums & essences18 products
mask16 products
foundation13 products
recreational sunscreen13 products
around-eye cream12 products
hair styling aide12 products
exfoliant/scrub11 products
hand cream11 products
blush9 products
eye shadow8 products
shampoo8 products
BB cream7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
7 products
bronzer/highlighter6 products
daily use with SPF6 products
facial powder6 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
concealer5 products
baby lotion5 products
eye liner5 products
shaving cream4 products
cuticle treatment4 products
bubble bath4 products
anti-aging4 products
toners/astringents3 products
after sun product3 products
bar soap3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
detangler2 products
makeup primer2 products
baby oil2 products
sunless tanning2 products
diaper cream2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
hair spray2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
other eye makeup1 products
lip plumper1 products
brow liner1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
baby soap1 products
nail treatment1 products
after shave1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby bubble bath1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
2036 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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