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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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toothpaste33 products
shampoo19 products
lip balm17 products
body wash/cleanser17 products
moisturizer16 products
conditioner13 products
mouthwash10 products
exfoliant/scrub10 products
bath oil/salts/soak10 products
bar soap9 products
antiperspirant/deodorant8 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
liquid hand soap5 products
tooth whitening5 products
mask5 products
lip gloss4 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
serums & essences4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
facial cleanser4 products
after shave4 products
vapor rubs4 products
body oil3 products
hand cream3 products
toners/astringents3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
body spray3 products
moisturizer with SPF3 products
beach & sport sunscreen3 products
body firming lotion3 products
detangler2 products
shaving cream2 products
anti-aging2 products
bubble bath2 products
beard oil2 products
fragrance for men1 products
body powder1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
makeup primer1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
after sun product1 products
foot cleansing1 products
hair spray1 products
hair styling aide1 products


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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

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

  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • 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.


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