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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/treatment71 products
serums & essences50 products
mask45 products
facial cleanser43 products
shampoo40 products
moisturizer40 products
antiperspirant/deodorant33 products
hair treatment/serum33 products
body wash/cleanser32 products
conditioner29 products
daily use with SPF26 products
toners/astringents23 products
CC cream22 products
bath oil/salts/soak22 products
exfoliant/scrub21 products
beard oil11 products
after shave10 products
baby lotion10 products
body firming lotion10 products
foundation10 products
liquid hand soap9 products
bar soap9 products
makeup remover9 products
hair styling aide8 products
hand cream7 products
body spray7 products
fragrance for women6 products
baby shampoo6 products
shaving cream (men's)6 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
hand sanitizer5 products
body oil5 products
5 products
shaving cream5 products
lip balm5 products
lip plumper4 products
beard care4 products
around-eye cream4 products
baby soap4 products
hair spray4 products
sunless tanning3 products
recreational sunscreen3 products
BB cream3 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
fragrance for men2 products
eye makeup remover1 products
bubble bath1 products
body powder1 products
after sun product1 products
lip gloss1 products
foot cleansing1 products
mouthwash1 products
diaper cream1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
anti-aging1 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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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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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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

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