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SORBITOL

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Data: Fair

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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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toothpaste188 products
mouthwash85 products
bar soap57 products
shaving cream46 products
facial cleanser40 products
facial moisturizer/treatment37 products
mask35 products
conditioner33 products
shampoo31 products
moisturizer25 products
serums & essences25 products
body wash/cleanser23 products
exfoliant/scrub23 products
styling gel/lotion22 products
around-eye cream22 products
eye liner19 products
hair styling aide18 products
beach & sport sunscreen15 products
mascara14 products
tooth whitening12 products
toners/astringents12 products
moisturizer with SPF12 products
brow liner12 products
shaving cream (men's)11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
bronzer/highlighter8 products
makeup primer8 products
baby toothpaste7 products
styling mousse/foam7 products
concealer6 products
hair spray6 products
liquid hand soap6 products
eye shadow6 products
5 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
baby lotion4 products
body firming lotion4 products
after shave4 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
facial powder3 products
after sun product3 products
anti-aging2 products
makeup remover2 products
baby shampoo2 products
foundation2 products
detangler2 products
bubble bath2 products
baby soap2 products
diaper cream2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
sunless tanning1 products
hand cream1 products
oil controller1 products
hair relaxer1 products
eyelash glue1 products
body oil1 products
BB cream1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
lipstick1 products
foot cleansing1 products
CC cream1 products
beard care1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
10441 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

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

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
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

  • 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.
  • 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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