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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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conditioner72 products
shampoo46 products
toothpaste39 products
body wash/cleanser28 products
bath oil/salts/soak24 products
moisturizer22 products
bar soap22 products
lip balm19 products
lip gloss19 products
mouthwash18 products
exfoliant/scrub17 products
liquid hand soap14 products
antiperspirant/deodorant14 products
hair treatment/serum13 products
facial cleanser11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment10 products
bubble bath10 products
mask10 products
hair styling aide7 products
foot moisturizer6 products
body oil6 products
tooth whitening6 products
styling gel/lotion6 products
after shave6 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
shaving cream5 products
toners/astringents5 products
hand cream4 products
lip plumper4 products
foot cleansing3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)3 products
hair spray3 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
serums & essences3 products
body firming lotion3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
beard oil3 products
lip balm with SPF3 products
body powder2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
detangler2 products
body spray2 products
baby bubble bath2 products
makeup primer1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby lotion1 products
after sun product1 products
foot odor control1 products
vapor rubs1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
fragrance for men1 products

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status


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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

Data Sources

  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.


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