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PESTICIDES

Score:

Data: Fair

Cancer

Cancer concern is HIGH

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

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Cancer

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Concern Reference
Iprodione, procymidone, vinclozolin are known to cause cancer.Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (2013) can be obtained from http://wwwoehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.
Early life exposure leads to greater risk of chronic effects such as cancer.NAS (National Academy of Sciences) 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Many pesticides are not allowed to be used in cosmetics.Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), FIFRA & Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Numerous ingredients have recommendations to minimize pesticide contamination.CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review) 2007. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Early life exposure leads to greater risk of chronic effects such as immune dysfunction.NAS (National Academy of Sciences) 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126

Neurotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Early life exposure leads to greater risk of chronic effects such as neurodevelopmental impairment.NAS (National Academy of Sciences) 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126
IQ and Neurodevelopment effectsRauh V, Arunajadai S, Horton M, Perera F, Hoepner L, Barr DB, et al 2011. 7-Year Neurodevelopmental Scores and Prenatal Exposure to Chlorpyrifos, a Common Agricultural Pesticide. Environ Health Perspect doi: 10.1289/ehp.1003160.

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
Iprodione delayed puberty and lowered serum testosterone. Blystone, Chad R, et al. "Iprodione delays male rat pubertal development, reduces serum testosterone levels, and decreases ex vivo testicular testosterone production." Toxicology letters 174.1 (2007): 74-81.

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
25628 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Data Sources

  • Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens (2013) can be obtained from http://wwwoehha.ca.gov/prop65/prop65_list/Newlist.html.
  • NAS (National Academy of Sciences) 1993. Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children. National Academy of Sciences, Commission of Life Science. Washington, DC. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=2126
  • Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act), FIFRA & Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review) 2007. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • Rauh V, Arunajadai S, Horton M, Perera F, Hoepner L, Barr DB, et al 2011. 7-Year Neurodevelopmental Scores and Prenatal Exposure to Chlorpyrifos, a Common Agricultural Pesticide. Environ Health Perspect doi: 10.1289/ehp.1003160.
  • Blystone, Chad R, et al. "Iprodione delays male rat pubertal development, reduces serum testosterone levels, and decreases ex vivo testicular testosterone production." Toxicology letters 174.1 (2007): 74-81.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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