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SODIUM CITRATE

Score:

Data: Fair

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Cancer

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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shampoo257 products
foundation155 products
body wash/cleanser133 products
liquid hand soap114 products
facial moisturizer/treatment90 products
serums & essences86 products
facial cleanser79 products
conditioner76 products
mask63 products
baby wipes56 products
moisturizer52 products
daily use with SPF51 products
makeup remover49 products
toners/astringents47 products
bar soap45 products
around-eye cream32 products
recreational sunscreen31 products
toothpaste30 products
concealer24 products
mouthwash22 products
body firming lotion19 products
makeup primer19 products
exfoliant/scrub18 products
hand cream16 products
bath oil/salts/soak16 products
nail polish16 products
baby lotion15 products
baby sunscreen15 products
setting powder/spray11 products
BB cream10 products
bronzer/highlighter10 products
sunless tanning8 products
brow liner8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
mascara7 products
hand sanitizer7 products
eye liner7 products
hair styling aide7 products
eye shadow7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
styling gel/lotion6 products
after shave6 products
anti-aging6 products
baby shampoo5 products
body spray5 products
tooth whitening4 products
blush4 products
other eye makeup4 products
4 products
hair spray3 products
baby soap3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
detangler2 products
lip balm2 products
shaving cream2 products
lip plumper2 products
beard care2 products
eye makeup remover1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
body oil1 products
oil controller1 products
bubble bath1 products
after sun product1 products
hair relaxer1 products
beard cleanser1 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
3078 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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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

Informational

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
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. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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 http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, 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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