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HEXYL SALICYLATE

Score:

Data: Limited

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  • Endocrine disruption (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo10 products
moisturizer4 products
mask2 products
bar soap2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
baby soap1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
hand cream1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show any or allergenic effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature
any or allergies - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature
Not likely to be a any toxicant or allergenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
any irritation - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature
One or more animal studies show any irritation at high dosesOpen scientific literature

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
Associated with endocrine disruptionOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Wildlife and environmental toxicityOpen scientific literature
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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

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

Data Sources

  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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