Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ISODODECANE: Isododecane is a branched chain aliphatic hydrocarbon with 12 carbons; used as a solvent.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Solvent; EMOLLIENT; PERFUMING
Synonym(s): 1,1-DINEOPENTYLETHYLENE; 2,2,4,6,6-PENTAMETHYLHEPTANE; 2,2,6,6-TETRAMETHYL-4-METHYLENE- HEPTANE; 2,2,6,6-TETRAMETHYL-4-METHYLENEHEPTANE; HEPTANE, 2,2,6,6-TETRAMETHYL-4-METHYLENE-
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|9 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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