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Data: Limited


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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foundation539 products
concealer249 products
eye shadow164 products
lipstick131 products
moisturizer with SPF104 products
beach & sport sunscreen100 products
bronzer/highlighter100 products
blush77 products
facial powder59 products
eye liner40 products
brow liner36 products
makeup primer28 products
CC cream23 products
BB cream20 products
hair color and bleaching18 products
lip liner18 products
lip gloss16 products
mascara10 products
baby sunscreen10 products
makeup with SPF7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment5 products
lip balm5 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
around-eye cream3 products
anti-aging2 products
nail polish2 products
mask2 products
other eye makeup2 products
hair spray2 products
shampoo2 products
sunless tanning1 products
glitter1 products
moisturizer1 products
body oil1 products
serums & essences1 products
hair styling aide1 products
shaving cream1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
44 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyFinal report 12/2016 available from CIR

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • Final report 12/2016 available from CIR


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