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Data: Fair

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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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lipstick49 products
foundation22 products
moisturizer16 products
facial moisturizer/treatment15 products
lip gloss13 products
hand cream9 products
shampoo7 products
body wash/cleanser6 products
body firming lotion4 products
facial cleanser3 products
serums & essences3 products
makeup primer3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
conditioner2 products
mask2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
diaper cream1 products
makeup remover1 products
detangler1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
body oil1 products
shaving cream1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
beard cleanser1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
after shave1 products
around-eye cream1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
lip balm1 products


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Concern Reference
Limited or incomplete evidence of cancer according to safety/hazard data – scientific review cannot classify as human carcinogen due to data gapsEWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
1047 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyIJT 20(S2):31-39, 2001; final report 06/2013 available from CIR

Data Sources

  • EWG Assessment of Open Scientific Literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • IJT 20(S2):31-39, 2001; final report 06/2013 available from CIR


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