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Chemical Substance - Polyvinyl alcohol

NHPID Name:
Polyvinyl alcohol

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Toxicity Restriction

Detail:
Daily intake of this ingredient from all NHP sources combined should not exceed 1.8 mg/kg bw, unless additional evidence for safety is submitted.

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Roles

Non-medicinal

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General

Detail:
For topical products, up to 10% as per the Cosmetic Ingredient Review unless additional evidence for safety is submitted. Ophthalmic products with a concentration greater than or equal to 0.1% are considered a non-NHP.

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Non-NHP

Rationale:
A non-NHP because not a naturally occurring substance included in Schedule 1 of the NHP Regulations
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