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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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toothpaste292 products
mouthwash138 products
bar soap92 products
shaving cream72 products
facial cleanser66 products
facial moisturizer/treatment58 products
mask52 products
exfoliant/scrub48 products
conditioner47 products
moisturizer43 products
shampoo38 products
serums & essences38 products
recreational sunscreen38 products
styling gel/lotion36 products
body wash/cleanser31 products
hair styling aide31 products
eye liner27 products
liquid hand soap27 products
around-eye cream25 products
mascara24 products
tooth whitening19 products
toners/astringents18 products
daily use with SPF18 products
shaving cream (men's)17 products
hair treatment/serum16 products
hair spray13 products
baby toothpaste13 products
brow liner13 products
setting powder/spray12 products
concealer11 products
body firming lotion10 products
makeup primer10 products
bronzer/highlighter9 products
bubble bath9 products
styling mousse/foam8 products
after sun product8 products
BB cream8 products
baby sunscreen8 products
eye shadow7 products
makeup remover6 products
baby lotion6 products
bath oil/salts/soak6 products
6 products
after shave4 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
foot cleansing3 products
foundation3 products
detangler3 products
glitter3 products
foot odor control3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
anti-aging2 products
baby shampoo2 products
baby soap2 products
lip gloss2 products
diaper cream2 products
eyelash glue2 products
body oil2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
sunless tanning1 products
lipstick1 products
hand cream1 products
oil controller1 products
hair relaxer1 products
other eye makeup1 products
CC cream1 products
baby bubble bath1 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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