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Acid Green 25 (Uncertified D&C Green No. 5)

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Data: Fair

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  • Use restrictions (high) and Contamination concerns (high)

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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Contamination concerns

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Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmeticsCTFA International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life. European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Disodium 2,2
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Not likely to be genotoxic based on vitro tests.Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) 2005. Opinion on Acid Green 25 COLIPA N° C 178.

Data gaps

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

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
No evidence of skin sensitization based on limited animal tests.Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) 2005. Opinion on Acid Green 25 COLIPA N° C 178.

Informational

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Concern Reference
Color additive not approved by FDA for use in foodUS. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2020. Color Additive Status. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: ACID GREEN 25; ;

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Not likely to be a skin/eye irritant based on limited animal tests.Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) 2005. Opinion on Acid Green 25 COLIPA N° C 178.

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

Data Sources

  • CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.
  • European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) 2018. GHS Data from ECHA Website. Appears as: chemical_names: Disodium 2,2
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • Scientific Committee on Consumer Products (SCCP) 2005. Opinion on Acid Green 25 COLIPA N° C 178.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2020. Color Additive Status. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: ACID GREEN 25; ;

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