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Data: Limited


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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lipstick472 products
foundation193 products
concealer119 products
eye liner75 products
lip gloss70 products
lip balm45 products
lip liner45 products
eye shadow37 products
bronzer/highlighter34 products
brow liner27 products
moisturizer with SPF22 products
mascara16 products
BB cream16 products
blush14 products
hair color and bleaching14 products
serums & essences10 products
moisturizer7 products
fragrance for women7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment6 products
conditioner5 products
shampoo4 products
beach & sport sunscreen3 products
makeup primer3 products
other eye makeup3 products
anti-aging2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
around-eye cream2 products
body oil2 products
hair styling aide2 products
mask1 products
hair spray1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
beard oil1 products
bar soap1 products
lip balm with SPF1 products
lip plumper1 products
body firming lotion1 products
sunless tanning1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
CC cream1 products
detangler1 products

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlifeEU PTBs - PRIO database & Secondary PRIO database
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List


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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative (uncertainty in environmental toxicity or persistence/bioaccumulation)Environment Canada Domestic Substance List
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
14 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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • EU (European Union). 2006. Persistent, bioaccumulative chemicals identified in PRIO database - a tool for risk reduction of chemicals. Secondary PRIO database - a tool for risk reduction of chemicals. Secondary Kemi. Place Published, Kemi-Swedish Chemicals Inspectorate.
  • 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.


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