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Data: Robust


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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foundation538 products
shampoo434 products
body wash/cleanser417 products
concealer339 products
liquid hand soap255 products
bar soap161 products
facial cleanser103 products
beach & sport sunscreen99 products
moisturizer with SPF92 products
conditioner88 products
exfoliant/scrub85 products
bath oil/salts/soak70 products
hair color and bleaching42 products
facial moisturizer/treatment39 products
baby shampoo39 products
bubble bath39 products
moisturizer36 products
baby soap32 products
mask30 products
serums & essences27 products
makeup remover24 products
lipstick20 products
makeup primer18 products
BB cream17 products
toners/astringents16 products
blush12 products
CC cream12 products
styling gel/lotion11 products
around-eye cream10 products
hair styling aide10 products
toothpaste10 products
baby bubble bath9 products
hair spray9 products
brow liner9 products
baby lotion8 products
baby sunscreen8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
body firming lotion7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
beard cleanser7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
shaving cream6 products
eye makeup remover5 products
detangler5 products
mascara4 products
hand sanitizer4 products
shaving cream (men's)4 products
styling mousse/foam4 products
sunless tanning3 products
mouthwash3 products
eye shadow3 products
other eye makeup3 products
foot cleansing3 products
eye liner3 products
baby wipes3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
hand cream2 products
hair-loss treatment2 products
diaper cream1 products
hair relaxer1 products
fragrance for women1 products
lip balm1 products
fragrance for men1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
anti-aging1 products
nail treatment1 products
facial powder1 products
after sun product1 products
body spray1 products
body oil1 products
beard oil1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
71184 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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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