Cancer: Ingredients linked to cancer in government, industry or academic studies or assessments.
Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity
Developmental and reproductive toxicity: Ingredients linked to developmental and reproductive toxicity, a broad class of health effects that range from infertility and reproductive organ cancers to birth defects and developmental delays in children.
Allergies & Immunotoxicity
Allergies and immunotoxicity: Ingredients linked to harm to the immune system, a class of health problems that manifest as allergic reactions or an impaired capacity to fight disease and repair damaged tissue in the body.
Products with this Ingredient
|daily use with SPF||37 products|
|eye shadow||23 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||21 products|
|serums & essences||16 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||11 products|
|facial cleanser||6 products|
|pore strips||4 products|
|around-eye cream||4 products|
|fragrance for women||4 products|
|hair styling aide||3 products|
|hair color and bleaching||3 products|
|body firming lotion||3 products|
|recreational sunscreen||3 products|
|hair treatment/serum||2 products|
|hair-loss treatment||2 products|
|makeup primer||2 products|
|setting powder/spray||1 products|
|hand sanitizer||1 products|
|fragrance for men||1 products|
|baby sunscreen||1 products|
Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
|Classified as lung irritant||CPS&Q - Classification & Labelling|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Persistent or bioaccumulative and moderate to high toxicity concern in humans||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as medium human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|One or more animal studies show classified as toxic effects at moderate doses (low dose studies may be unavailable for this ingredient)||EPA Toxic Release Inventory PBTs|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 product||IJT 24(2):1-20, 2005 (Amended) JACT 8(4):627-41, 1989 (Original Report)|
|1461 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Occupational hazards related to handling||CPS&Q - Classification & Labelling|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||IJT 24(2):1-20, 2005 (Amended) JACT 8(4):627-41, 1989 (Original Report)|
|nervous system - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed/unreview: published lit review or major tox study||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
- CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1999. Toxics Release Inventory Program. PBT Chemical Rule.
- IJT 24(2):1-20, 2005 (Amended) JACT 8(4):627-41, 1989 (Original Report)
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
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