Other ConcernsNeurotoxicity (moderate), Endocrine disruption (low), and Multiple, additive exposure sources (moderate)
SYNONYMSPHOSPHORIC ACID, TRIPHENYL ESTER, TRIPHENYL ESTER PHOSPHORIC ACID, and TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE
Unacceptable: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
MODERATEDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
- DATA SOURCES
Products with this Ingredient
|Possible human reproductive toxicant||Open scientific literature|
|One or more animal studies show reproductive and endocrine effects at low doses||Open scientific literature|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|In other consumer products besides personal care products||Open scientific literature|
|One or more animal studies show neurodevelopmental effects at very low doses||Open scientific literature|
|One or more studies show endocrine disruption at low doses||Open scientific literature|
|Human case studies indicate endocrine disruption effect||Open scientific literature|
|One or more animal studies show endocrine disruption at moderate doses||Open scientific literature|
|Associated with endocrine disruption||Open scientific literature|
|Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergies||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|3015 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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