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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/treatment87 products
foundation72 products
serums & essences57 products
conditioner53 products
moisturizer with SPF49 products
mask47 products
facial cleanser43 products
shampoo37 products
toners/astringents34 products
moisturizer33 products
body wash/cleanser27 products
around-eye cream25 products
exfoliant/scrub17 products
hair color and bleaching16 products
BB cream16 products
body firming lotion12 products
hair spray11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
hair styling aide10 products
makeup primer8 products
concealer7 products
hand cream7 products
makeup remover7 products
anti-aging6 products
liquid hand soap5 products
lipstick4 products
facial powder4 products
hair relaxer4 products
eye shadow4 products
blush4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
baby soap3 products
mascara3 products
detangler3 products
lip balm3 products
after shave3 products
baby lotion3 products
beach & sport sunscreen3 products
beard care3 products
shaving cream2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
bar soap2 products
nail treatment1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
lip gloss1 products
depilatory1 products
bubble bath1 products
sunless tanning1 products
baby shampoo1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
glitter1 products
tanning oil1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
baby toothpaste1 products
oil controller1 products
cuticle treatment1 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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