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ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE

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Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick329 products
eye shadow304 products
foundation283 products
lip gloss182 products
blush111 products
bronzer/highlighter108 products
concealer57 products
lip balm55 products
moisturizer49 products
beach & sport sunscreen48 products
eye liner43 products
brow liner41 products
facial powder41 products
facial moisturizer/treatment38 products
moisturizer with SPF25 products
lip liner19 products
lip balm with SPF18 products
lip plumper16 products
serums & essences16 products
makeup primer13 products
makeup remover8 products
exfoliant/scrub7 products
conditioner7 products
glitter7 products
around-eye cream6 products
facial cleanser6 products
hand cream5 products
anti-aging5 products
mask5 products
other eye makeup5 products
body firming lotion4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
CC cream4 products
hand sanitizer3 products
beard care3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)3 products
BB cream3 products
hair styling aide3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
hair color and bleaching2 products
depilatory1 products
oil controller1 products
body oil1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
beard oil1 products
after sun product1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
diaper cream1 products
after shave1 products
eyelash glue1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Human any irritant - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
9 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • JACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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