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SULFUR TRIOXIDE


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Health concerns of ingredient
About the ratings
Cancer no information
Developmental & reproductive toxicity no information
Allergies & immunotoxicity no information
Other MODERATE concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)
Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

About the ratings

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Synonym(s): SULFAN; SULFURIC ANHYDRIDE; SULFURIC OXIDE; SULPHUR TRIOXIDE

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Type of Concern Reference
Limited evidence of respiratory toxicityNational Library of Medicine HazMap
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Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

Type of Concern Reference
Human skin irritant - moderate evidenceNational Library of Medicine HazMap

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Type of Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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

Data gaps

Type of Concern Reference
Not assessed for safety in cosmetics by industry panel

Government, industry, academic studies and classifications

government/industry list/academic study appears on list as classification(s)

references

government/industry list/academic study reference
Environment Canada Domestic Substance ListEC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
National Library of Medicine HazMapNLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.

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