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Sodium Dehydroacetate

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Other Concerns

Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Occupational hazards (high)

SYNONYMS

2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-, ION(1-), SODIUM, 2HPYRAN2,4(3H)DIONE, 3ACETYL6METHYL, ION(1), SODIUM, 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, ION(1-), SODIUM, 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, ION(1-), SODIUM SALT, ION(1-) SODIUM 2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-, ION(1-) SODIUM SALT 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, SODIUM 1-(3,4-DIHYDRO-6-METHYL-2,4-DIOXO-2H-PYRAN-3-YLIDENE)ETHANOLATE, SODIUM 2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-, ION(1-), SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, and SODIUM SALT 3-ACETYL-6-METHYL-2H-PYRAN-2,4(3H)-DIONE, ION(1-)

Sodium dehydroacetate is an antimicrobial ingredient used as preservative.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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foundation307 products
concealer233 products
eye shadow125 products
mascara125 products
eye liner116 products
brow liner94 products
blush78 products
setting powder/spray51 products
daily use with SPF50 products
bronzer/highlighter43 products
BB cream42 products
facial powder39 products
moisturizer24 products
mask22 products
body wash/cleanser22 products
serums & essences19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment18 products
CC cream17 products
baby soap11 products
around-eye cream11 products
shampoo11 products
facial cleanser9 products
makeup primer9 products
baby shampoo9 products
hand cream6 products
hair color and bleaching6 products
eyelash glue5 products
recreational sunscreen5 products
conditioner5 products
baby lotion4 products
skin fading/lightener4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
3 products
other eye makeup3 products
baby bubble bath2 products
detangler2 products
makeup remover2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
body firming lotion2 products
lipstick2 products
pore strips1 products
lip liner1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
oil controller1 products
body oil1 products
after shave1 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
foot moisturizer1 products

Occupational hazards

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Allowed workplace exposures restricted to low dosesCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as toxic or harmfulCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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
303 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment 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

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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.
  • 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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