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SQUALANE

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Endocrine disruption (low)

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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lipstick195 products
facial moisturizer/treatment144 products
foundation144 products
moisturizer with SPF98 products
serums & essences95 products
bronzer/highlighter59 products
moisturizer52 products
eye shadow49 products
concealer48 products
beach & sport sunscreen37 products
blush36 products
around-eye cream33 products
mask29 products
facial cleanser22 products
facial powder17 products
anti-aging15 products
BB cream15 products
lip balm12 products
makeup primer12 products
lip liner11 products
hand cream10 products
lip balm with SPF10 products
baby lotion9 products
toners/astringents8 products
baby sunscreen8 products
lip gloss5 products
body firming lotion5 products
oil controller5 products
brow liner5 products
sunless tanning5 products
exfoliant/scrub5 products
baby oil4 products
conditioner4 products
eye liner3 products
body oil3 products
glitter3 products
shaving cream3 products
baby soap3 products
other eye makeup3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
shampoo2 products
CC cream2 products
baby shampoo2 products
makeup remover2 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
diaper cream1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
hair styling aide1 products
pore strips1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
after shave1 products
hair spray1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
vapor rubs1 products
baby wipes1 products
beard oil1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
This substance exhibited androgen receptor activity in cellular assays.National Toxicology Program (NTP)

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
288 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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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

  • National Toxicology Program (NTP)
  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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