ewg.org | About SkinDeep®/Methodology | Terms & Conditions | Build Your Own Report | FAQ
 
Score:
Data available:
 
None

Get The Guide!

Want a free Cosmetics Guide? Donate $5 to EWG today!

Sign Up!

SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology

About SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE: Sodium Isostearoyl Lactylate is a sodium salt of the isostearic acid ester of lactyl lactate.

Function(s): Surfactant - Emulsifying Agent

Synoym(s): 2- (1-CARBOXYETHOXY) -1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER SODIUM SALT ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID; ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID, 2- (1-CARBOXYETHOXY) -1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER, SODIUM SALT; SODIUM 2- (1-CARBOXYLATOETHOXY) -1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ISOOCTADECANOATE; SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL LACTYLATE (SODIUM ISOSTEAROYL2LACTYLATE) ; SODIUM SALT ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID, 2- (1-CARBOXYETHOXY) -1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER; HEPTADECANOIC ACID, 16-METHYL-, 1- ( (1-CARBOXYETHOXY) CARBONYL) ETHYL ESTER, SODIUM SALT; SODIUM ISOSTEARYL LACTYLATE

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer