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SORBITAN OLEATE

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Data: Limited

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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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lipstick72 products
recreational sunscreen56 products
facial moisturizer/treatment27 products
daily use with SPF21 products
lip liner19 products
serums & essences17 products
hair treatment/serum16 products
conditioner15 products
moisturizer11 products
facial cleanser10 products
hair styling aide10 products
baby sunscreen10 products
brow liner7 products
eye shadow7 products
mask7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
bar soap7 products
makeup primer6 products
blush5 products
lip gloss5 products
concealer5 products
around-eye cream4 products
anti-aging4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
hair color and bleaching4 products
BB cream4 products
lip balm4 products
shampoo4 products
other eye makeup3 products
sunless tanning3 products
body firming lotion2 products
mascara2 products
makeup remover2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
2 products
hand cream2 products
body oil2 products
lip balm with SPF2 products
hair spray1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
beard oil1 products
diaper cream1 products
fragrance for women1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
foundation1 products
baby wipes1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
eye liner1 products
after sun product1 products

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment 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
404 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 Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Informational

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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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment 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

  • 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) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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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