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Polypropylsilsesquioxane

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SYNONYMS

HOMOPOLYMER SILANETRIOL, PROPYL-, POLYPROPYLSILSESQUIOXANE, PROPYL- HOMOPOLYMER SILANETRIOL, SILANETRIOL, PROPYL, HOMOPOLYMER, and SILANETRIOL, PROPYL-, HOMOPOLYMER

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Polypropylsilsesquioxane is a polymer formed by the hydrolysis and condensation ofpropyltrichlorosilane.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick90 products
eye liner57 products
concealer30 products
bronzer/highlighter21 products
foundation20 products
eye shadow11 products
lip liner8 products
blush7 products
brow liner7 products
daily use with SPF6 products
makeup primer5 products
mascara4 products
conditioner3 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
lip gloss2 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
fragrance for men1 products
around-eye cream1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • 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.

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