Phenolphthalein

High Health Concern

Ingredient Description

  • Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing endocrine-disrupting effects, according to European Commission Annex 13. Includes both Category 1 (evidence for endocrine disruption in living organisms) and Category 2 (evidence of potential to cause endocrine disruption in in vitro studies)
  • Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing cancer, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program.
  • Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing cancer, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
  • Phenolphthalein is authoritatively recognized to cause cancer, according to the State of California (Proposition 65).
  • Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing heritable genetic damage, according to the European Union Directive on the Classification and Labeling of Dangerous Substances (Risk Phrase R46).
  • Phenolphthalein has been banned for use in cosmetics in Canada.
  • Phenolphthalein has been banned for use in cosmetics by the European Union.

Products containing Phenolphthalein