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Data: Robust

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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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exfoliant/scrub204 products
mask36 products
serums & essences33 products
facial moisturizer/treatment29 products
bath oil/salts/soak27 products
daily use with SPF26 products
facial cleanser20 products
bronzer/highlighter15 products
bar soap14 products
BB cream13 products
around-eye cream13 products
body wash/cleanser9 products
toners/astringents9 products
moisturizer9 products
concealer8 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
foundation8 products
shaving cream6 products
lip balm6 products
hair styling aide6 products
hair spray5 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
oil controller3 products
body firming lotion2 products
baby wipes2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
hand cream2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
lip plumper1 products
beard oil1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
sunless tanning1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
anti-aging1 products
makeup primer1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
conditioner1 products
shampoo1 products
after shave1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
140270 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

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

  • 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.


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