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Acetyl Tributyl Citrate

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Multiple, additive exposure sources (low)

SYNONYMS

1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-(ACETYLOXY)-, TRIBUTYL ESTER, 1,2,3PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2(ACETYLOXY), TRIBUTYL ESTER, 2-(ACETYLOXY)- TRIBUTYL ESTER 1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-(ACETYLOXY)-1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, TRIBUTYL ESTER, ACETATE CITRIC ACID, TRIBUTYL ESTER, ACETYL TRIBUTYL CITRATE, ACETYLCITRIC ACID TRIBUTYL ESTER, ATBC, ATEC, CITRIC ACID, TRIBUTYL ESTER, ACETATE, TRIBUTYL ACETYLCITRATE, TRIBUTYL ESTER 1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-(ACETYLOXY)-, TRIBUTYL ESTER 2-(ACETYLOXY)-1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, TRIBUTYL ESTER ACETATE CITRIC ACID, and TRIBUTYL O-ACETYLCITRATE

Acetyl Tributyl Citrate is an aliphatic ester.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

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Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information availableFDA Everything Added to Food

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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
204 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • 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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