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SODIUM PCA

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Contamination concerns (high)

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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facial moisturizer/treatment42 products
moisturizer with SPF40 products
serums & essences38 products
conditioner27 products
shampoo20 products
moisturizer17 products
toners/astringents17 products
facial cleanser17 products
around-eye cream11 products
BB cream11 products
body wash/cleanser10 products
hand cream8 products
hair spray8 products
mask8 products
makeup remover5 products
facial powder4 products
lipstick4 products
blush4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
eye shadow4 products
hair styling aide3 products
beach & sport sunscreen3 products
makeup primer3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
bar soap2 products
after shave2 products
anti-aging2 products
after sun product2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
body firming lotion1 products
baby soap1 products
shaving cream1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
mascara1 products
toothpaste1 products
glitter1 products
baby lotion1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
baby shampoo1 products
lip plumper1 products
baby bubble bath1 products

Contamination concerns

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NITROSAMINES

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment 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

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.

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