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T-BUTYL ALCOHOL

Score:

Data: Fair

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  • Persistence and bioaccumulation (moderate), Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

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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moisturizer with SPF29 products
eye shadow11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
serums & essences7 products
beach & sport sunscreen2 products
body firming lotion2 products
moisturizer1 products
hair spray1 products
mascara1 products
facial cleanser1 products
makeup primer1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
hand sanitizer1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Classified as lung irritantCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Persistent or bioaccumulative and moderate to high toxicity concern in humansEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment 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 harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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 productIJT 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 chemicalNLM PubMed

Miscellaneous

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Concern Reference
Occupational hazards related to handlingCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment 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 - anyIJT 24(2):1-20, 2005 (Amended) JACT 8(4):627-41, 1989 (Original Report)

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
nervous system - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed/unreview: published lit review or major tox studyNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Data Sources

  • 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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