Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About OCTYLDODECYL HYDROXYSTEARATE: Octyldodecyl Hydroxystearate is an ester of Octyldodecanol (q.v.) and 12-hydroxystearic acid.
Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Occlusive; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synoym(s): HYDROXYOCTADECANOIC ACID, OCTADODECYL ESTER; OCTADODECYL ESTER HYDROXYOCTADECANOIC ACID
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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