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Data: Fair

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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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foundation350 products
mask310 products
facial moisturizer/treatment290 products
serums & essences263 products
moisturizer with SPF180 products
lipstick152 products
concealer151 products
moisturizer90 products
around-eye cream65 products
facial cleanser55 products
eye shadow49 products
makeup primer37 products
anti-aging36 products
beach & sport sunscreen33 products
toners/astringents31 products
BB cream28 products
bronzer/highlighter26 products
lip gloss25 products
lip balm24 products
lip plumper18 products
facial powder17 products
blush17 products
mascara16 products
shampoo16 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
hand cream14 products
CC cream13 products
eye liner11 products
conditioner10 products
makeup remover10 products
oil controller8 products
liquid hand soap7 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
body firming lotion6 products
after shave5 products
baby sunscreen5 products
brow liner5 products
body wash/cleanser4 products
bar soap4 products
sunless tanning4 products
other eye makeup3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
shaving cream2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
hair styling aide2 products
other men's products2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
after sun product1 products
glitter1 products
foot cleansing1 products
beard cleanser1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
nail treatment1 products
detangler1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
beard oil1 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
16334 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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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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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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