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Bis Peg 18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane

Other Concerns

Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Contamination concerns (high)

SYNONYMS

BIS-PEG-18 METHYL ETHER DIMETHYL SILANE

Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane is a dimethyl silane ethoxylated methyl diethercontaining an average of 36 moles of ethylene oxide.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment23 products
mask19 products
serums & essences16 products
toners/astringents8 products
bath oil/salts/soak7 products
bronzer/highlighter6 products
daily use with SPF5 products
conditioner4 products
sunless tanning4 products
blush4 products
facial cleanser2 products
around-eye cream2 products
anti-aging2 products
beard care1 products
shampoo1 products
makeup primer1 products
oil controller1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hair styling aide1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
makeup remover1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
moisturizer1 products
mascara1 products

Contamination concerns

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Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of sense organ toxicityScorecard.org Toxicity Information

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
  • 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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