Trichloroacetic Acid


High Hazard Concern

Facts about this ingredient

  • Trichloroacetic Acid 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)
  • Trichloroacetic Acid is suspected of causing gastrointestinal orlLiver Toxicity Hazards, according to various official national and international hazard classification systems and/or by being recognized under EPA - IRIS Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC) list and/or EPA - IRIS Oral Reference Dose (RfD) as having appropriate critical effects.
  • Trichloroacetic Acid is suspected of causing cancer, according to official classification designated under an EU regulation known as EU - CLP (1272/2008) as well as those designated by the International Agency for the Research on Cance (IARC) as IARC Group 2B (Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans) substances.
  • "Trichloroacetic Acid is known to cause cancer, according to the State of California (Proposition 65) and/or an official classifications of Carcinogen Category 1A and 1B as defined under an EU regulation known as EU - CLP (1272/2008) and/or WHMIS 2015 classifications as provided by the Commission des normes, de l'equite, de la sante et de la securite du travail, (Sante et de la securite du travai service du repertoire toxicologique) in Quebec. "
  • Trichloroacetic Acid has been prohibited for use in cosmetics in Canada.
  • Trichloroacetic Acid has been banned for use in cosmetics by the European Union.
  • It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects. It has not been detected in human tissue or urine.

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