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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (low) and Contamination concerns (high)


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/treatment79 products
serums & essences46 products
conditioner39 products
moisturizer with SPF36 products
facial cleanser36 products
mask34 products
toners/astringents30 products
shampoo26 products
foundation26 products
moisturizer25 products
around-eye cream20 products
body wash/cleanser18 products
hair color and bleaching13 products
BB cream13 products
exfoliant/scrub12 products
hair spray9 products
body firming lotion8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
concealer7 products
makeup primer7 products
hair styling aide7 products
makeup remover6 products
hand cream5 products
anti-aging5 products
facial powder4 products
after shave4 products
eye shadow4 products
blush4 products
liquid hand soap4 products
lipstick4 products
baby soap3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
mascara3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
hair relaxer2 products
bar soap2 products
beard care2 products
baby lotion2 products
detangler2 products
shaving cream2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
sunless tanning1 products
nail treatment1 products
beach & sport sunscreen1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
glitter1 products
tanning oil1 products
depilatory1 products
bubble bath1 products
oil controller1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby shampoo1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
baby toothpaste1 products

Contamination concerns

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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


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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