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Data: Limited

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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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shampoo31 products
conditioner23 products
hair treatment/serum18 products
mask7 products
brow liner5 products
hair removal waxes4 products
facial moisturizer/treatment4 products
hair spray3 products
hair styling aide3 products
daily use with SPF3 products
facial cleanser3 products
hair-loss treatment3 products
moisturizer3 products
mascara2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
toners/astringents2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
1 products
toothpaste1 products
eye liner1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
detangler1 products
after shave1 products
around-eye cream1 products
body firming lotion1 products
serums & essences1 products

Data gaps

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

Data Sources

  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.


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