Phenol Ingredient Information

High Health Concern
Phenol has been banned for use in cosmetics in Canada.
Indicates that an ingredient in this product has been prohibited in cosmetics use by the European Union.
Phenol is suspected of causing respiratory toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing gastrointestinal or liver toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing kidney toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing neurotoxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing cardiovascular or blood toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing reproductive toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing developmental toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is suspected of causing skin or sense organ toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
Phenol is not very potent via ingestion and capable of causing adverse effects at higher doses.
Phenol has been restricted for use in cosmetics in Japan.

Products containing Phenol