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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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toothpaste107 products
mouthwash31 products
facial moisturizer/treatment23 products
mask19 products
serums & essences17 products
tooth whitening11 products
facial cleanser10 products
around-eye cream9 products
baby toothpaste8 products
moisturizer with SPF6 products
shampoo6 products
lipstick6 products
bronzer/highlighter6 products
makeup remover5 products
beach & sport sunscreen4 products
makeup primer4 products
moisturizer3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
CC cream3 products
sunless tanning3 products
body firming lotion2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
anti-aging2 products
makeup with SPF2 products
toners/astringents1 products
hand cream1 products
foundation1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
lip balm1 products
blush1 products
shaving cream1 products
hair treatment/serum1 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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