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XYLITOL

Score:

Data: Fair

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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toothpaste160 products
mouthwash58 products
facial moisturizer/treatment31 products
mask27 products
serums & essences23 products
baby toothpaste18 products
tooth whitening18 products
moisturizer17 products
facial cleanser16 products
shampoo15 products
around-eye cream12 products
daily use with SPF12 products
makeup remover11 products
bronzer/highlighter10 products
body firming lotion9 products
body wash/cleanser8 products
makeup primer7 products
conditioner6 products
lipstick6 products
toners/astringents5 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
hand cream4 products
sunless tanning3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
CC cream3 products
BB cream3 products
anti-aging3 products
hair treatment/serum3 products
shaving cream3 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
body oil2 products
2 products
hair styling aide2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
lip balm2 products
hand sanitizer1 products
foundation1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
blush1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
foot cleansing1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
3285 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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