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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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mascara132 products
foundation75 products
eye liner41 products
antiperspirant/deodorant38 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)32 products
concealer16 products
hair color and bleaching13 products
daily use with SPF10 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
moisturizer7 products
eye shadow6 products
brow liner6 products
hair styling aide4 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
baby wipes3 products
baby toothpaste3 products
mask2 products
conditioner2 products
anti-aging2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
makeup remover2 products
toners/astringents1 products
lip gloss1 products
mouthwash1 products
baby lotion1 products
recreational sunscreen1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
makeup primer1 products
lip balm1 products
facial cleanser1 products
bar soap1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
333 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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