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Vp/ Va Copolymer

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SYNONYMS

1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, POLYMER WITH ACETIC ACID ETHENYL ESTER, 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, POLYMER WITH ETHENYL ACETATE, ACETIC ACID ETHENYL ESTER, POLYMER WITH 1ETHENYL2PYRROLIDINONE, ACETIC ACID, ETHENYL ESTER, POLYMER WITH 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, ETHENYL ACETATE, POLYMER WITH 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, ETHENYL ESTER POLYMER WITH 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE ACETIC ACID, POLYMER WITH 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE ACETIC ACID, ETHENYL ESTER, POLYMER WITH ACETIC ACID ETHENYL ESTER 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, POLYMER WITH ETHENYL ACETATE 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE, PVP/ VA COPOLYMER, PVP/VA COPOLYMER, VINYL ACETATE225VINYLPYRROL IDONE COPOLYMER, VP/ VA COPOLYMER, and VP/VA COPOLYMER

This ingredient is a synthetic vinyl polymer composed of vinyl acetate and vinylpyrrolidone.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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hair styling aide118 products
styling gel/lotion79 products
mascara46 products
hair spray34 products
hair treatment/serum27 products
styling mousse/foam22 products
hair color and bleaching20 products
brow liner17 products
setting powder/spray16 products
glitter15 products
shampoo11 products
pore strips8 products
makeup primer8 products
eye liner7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
eye shadow4 products
sunless tanning3 products
beard care3 products
conditioner2 products
mask2 products
around-eye cream2 products
moisturizer2 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
mouthwash1 products
toners/astringents1 products
facial cleanser1 products
1 products

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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
72 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment 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 - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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