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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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foundation944 products
shampoo865 products
body wash/cleanser748 products
concealer480 products
liquid hand soap465 products
bar soap341 products
facial cleanser225 products
conditioner219 products
exfoliant/scrub147 products
daily use with SPF136 products
bath oil/salts/soak123 products
recreational sunscreen108 products
bubble bath90 products
baby shampoo68 products
facial moisturizer/treatment59 products
moisturizer58 products
mask51 products
hair color and bleaching51 products
baby soap50 products
serums & essences34 products
BB cream32 products
makeup remover31 products
makeup primer31 products
31 products
baby sunscreen29 products
hair treatment/serum27 products
CC cream24 products
body firming lotion23 products
lipstick23 products
toners/astringents21 products
antiperspirant/deodorant19 products
hair styling aide19 products
styling gel/lotion16 products
baby bubble bath15 products
baby lotion15 products
toothpaste15 products
hair spray14 products
bronzer/highlighter13 products
mascara12 products
beard cleanser12 products
blush11 products
eye shadow11 products
eye makeup remover10 products
baby wipes10 products
brow liner10 products
anti-aging9 products
around-eye cream8 products
styling mousse/foam8 products
sunless tanning8 products
shaving cream7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)7 products
detangler6 products
hand cream5 products
shaving cream (men's)5 products
hand sanitizer5 products
other eye makeup5 products
foot cleansing4 products
hair-loss treatment4 products
body oil4 products
eye liner3 products
mouthwash3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
beard care3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
facial powder2 products
body spray2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
baby oil2 products
oil controller1 products
diaper cream1 products
after sun product1 products
fragrance for men1 products
body powder1 products
foot odor control1 products
after shave1 products
hair relaxer1 products
lip balm1 products
baby toothpaste1 products
fragrance for women1 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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