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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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toothpaste137 products
mouthwash54 products
bar soap52 products
facial cleanser37 products
facial moisturizer/treatment34 products
mask31 products
shampoo25 products
conditioner25 products
serums & essences24 products
shaving cream23 products
moisturizer22 products
body wash/cleanser21 products
around-eye cream21 products
exfoliant/scrub20 products
styling gel/lotion19 products
eye liner18 products
hair styling aide15 products
beach & sport sunscreen15 products
mascara13 products
moisturizer with SPF12 products
toners/astringents10 products
brow liner10 products
tooth whitening9 products
hair treatment/serum9 products
shaving cream (men's)8 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
baby toothpaste7 products
concealer6 products
liquid hand soap6 products
eye shadow6 products
5 products
makeup primer5 products
hair spray4 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
detangler3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
baby lotion3 products
body firming lotion3 products
anti-aging2 products
makeup remover2 products
baby shampoo2 products
foundation2 products
baby soap2 products
after shave2 products
diaper cream2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
sunless tanning1 products
hand cream1 products
oil controller1 products
hair relaxer1 products
eyelash glue1 products
body oil1 products
BB cream1 products
beard care1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
lipstick1 products
after sun product1 products
bubble bath1 products
foot cleansing1 products
CC cream1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby bubble bath1 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


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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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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.
  • 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, 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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