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HYDRATED SILICA

Score:

Data: Fair

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Persistence and bioaccumulation (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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toothpaste477 products
lipstick196 products
exfoliant/scrub54 products
antiperspirant/deodorant46 products
body wash/cleanser40 products
CC cream36 products
lip gloss33 products
tooth whitening26 products
blush24 products
eye shadow20 products
recreational sunscreen19 products
daily use with SPF18 products
baby toothpaste17 products
lip balm14 products
facial cleanser13 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)12 products
bronzer/highlighter11 products
lip liner10 products
mask9 products
eye liner9 products
shampoo7 products
mascara7 products
foundation7 products
hair styling aide6 products
nail polish5 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
mouthwash4 products
serums & essences3 products
brow liner3 products
hair color and bleaching3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment3 products
around-eye cream3 products
facial powder2 products
makeup primer2 products
2 products
body spray1 products
beard oil1 products
conditioner1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
BB cream1 products
foot cleansing1 products
moisturizer1 products

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlife and humansNational Library of Medicine HazMap
Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlifeNational Library of Medicine HazMap
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
1437 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Ecotoxicology

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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Cancer

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Concern Reference
Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – government assessment cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gapsInt'l Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) - Carcinogens

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer). 2008. Overall Evaluations of Carcinogenicity to Humans, as evaluated in IARC Monographs Volumes 1-99 (a total of 935 agents, mixtures and exposures).

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