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Data: Limited

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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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mask27 products
facial moisturizer/treatment23 products
facial cleanser23 products
exfoliant/scrub14 products
lip gloss12 products
serums & essences11 products
hair-loss treatment7 products
moisturizer6 products
shampoo5 products
conditioner5 products
bronzer/highlighter4 products
bubble bath4 products
hair styling aide4 products
makeup primer4 products
around-eye cream4 products
anti-aging4 products
toners/astringents4 products
daily use with SPF3 products
2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
mascara1 products
hand cream1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
body oil1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
body firming lotion1 products
after shave1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
foot moisturizer1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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