High Health Concern
- Indicates whether an ingredient is on the European Chemicals Agency's "Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern. Last updated Nov 2014. echa.europa.eu
- Phenolphthalein has been banned for use in cosmetics in Canada.
- Phenolphthalein is authoritatively recognized to cause cancer, according to the State of California (Proposition 65).
- Indicates whether an ingredient in this product is being prioritized for replacement by safer alternatives. It is on the International Chemical Secretariat's "Substitute It Now" list, which contains chemicals that meet the criteria used to identify Substances of Very High Concern in the European Union's REACH program.
- Indicates that an ingredient in this product has been prohibited in cosmetics use by the European Union.
- Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing reproductive toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
- Phenolphthalein is suspected of causing cancer, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program.
- Indicates whether an ingredient in this product is suspected of causing cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Includes any Group 1 (carcinogenic to humans), group 2A (probably carcinogenic to humans), and group 2B (possibly carcinogenic to humans) chemicals that are not yet recognized by the State of California to cause cancer.