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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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facial moisturizer/treatment73 products
serums & essences47 products
facial cleanser44 products
moisturizer42 products
shampoo37 products
hair treatment/serum35 products
mask34 products
body wash/cleanser30 products
antiperspirant/deodorant26 products
conditioner25 products
daily use with SPF25 products
CC cream22 products
toners/astringents22 products
bath oil/salts/soak19 products
exfoliant/scrub19 products
foundation10 products
baby lotion10 products
beard oil10 products
makeup remover8 products
after shave8 products
body firming lotion8 products
liquid hand soap7 products
hand cream7 products
hair styling aide7 products
body spray7 products
fragrance for women6 products
bar soap6 products
shaving cream (men's)6 products
lip balm5 products
baby shampoo5 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
around-eye cream5 products
5 products
body oil4 products
lip plumper4 products
hand sanitizer4 products
shaving cream3 products
sunless tanning3 products
baby soap3 products
BB cream3 products
hair spray3 products
anti-aging3 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
fragrance for men2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
beard care1 products
lip gloss1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
body powder1 products
foot cleansing1 products
mouthwash1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
diaper cream1 products
other men's products1 products
after sun product1 products
bubble bath1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
baby bubble bath1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)IFRA_Standard_13html

Data gaps

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86 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

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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Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • IFRA_Standard_13html
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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