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FD&C RED 40

 
This substance ranges from C to F depending on concentration/usage.
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
High Concern
 
Environment
 
Moderate Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Evidence of general systemic/organ effects; cancer; damage to DNA
FD&C RED 40 can be found in 1 product.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Component: ANILINE
Suspected of causing genetic defects
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Suspected of causing cancer
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Very toxic to aquatic life
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Known to cause cancer
 
high
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Component: 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE
Known to cause cancer
 
high
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Component: 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE
May cause cancer
 
high
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: 1-NAPHTHYLAMINE
Known to cause cancer
 
high
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
Component: ANILINE
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
high
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Component: 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
high
 
NTP 12th RoC - NTP RoC
Component: ANILINE
Toxic in contact with skin
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Toxic if swallowed
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Toxic if inhaled
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: 1-NAPHTHYLAMINE
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: 1-NAPHTHYLAMINE
Harmful if swallowed
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE
Harmful if swallowed
 
moderate
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: 6-METHOXY-M-TOLUIDINE
Possibly carcinogenic to humans
 
moderate
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Component: ANILINE
confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
 
some
 
Threshold Limit Value (TLV) Basis - American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
Component: ANILINE
May cause an allergic skin reaction
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Causes serious eye damage
Only in: Drain Opener/Clog Remover; Oven Cleaner
 
some
 
GHS Hazard Codes - EU GHS Hazard Labeling Codes
Component: ANILINE
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Component: 1-NAPHTHYLAMINE
Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans
 
low
 
IARC 103 - IARC
 
 
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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