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C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

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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foundation300 products
recreational sunscreen179 products
daily use with SPF151 products
antiperspirant/deodorant85 products
lipstick66 products
moisturizer64 products
hair treatment/serum44 products
bronzer/highlighter42 products
baby sunscreen38 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)38 products
facial moisturizer/treatment37 products
lip balm32 products
eye shadow27 products
eye liner26 products
body firming lotion24 products
concealer24 products
blush23 products
lip gloss22 products
CC cream21 products
hair color and bleaching18 products
around-eye cream13 products
serums & essences12 products
BB cream12 products
hair styling aide12 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
makeup primer10 products
lip liner9 products
hair spray9 products
brow liner8 products
facial powder8 products
mask8 products
anti-aging7 products
lip plumper6 products
sunless tanning5 products
facial cleanser5 products
body oil5 products
conditioner4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
hand cream4 products
eye makeup remover4 products
3 products
after shave3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
glitter3 products
body spray2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
shampoo2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
other eye makeup2 products
hair relaxer1 products
oil controller1 products
depilatory1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
fragrance for women1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
nail treatment1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
baby lotion1 products
shaving cream1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Dermatitis reported in one human case study.Justine Werbrouck, Charlotte Lambrecht & An Goossens 2015. C12-15 alkyl benzoate: a new cosmetic allergen?. Contact dermatitis 73(4), 249-50.

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Minor eye irritation at high dose in animals.Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2020. CIR Assessments. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE; ; CAS: 68411-27-8; Classification: QQQ01;

Ecotoxicology

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

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
10 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

  • Justine Werbrouck, Charlotte Lambrecht & An Goossens 2015. C12-15 alkyl benzoate: a new cosmetic allergen?. Contact dermatitis 73(4), 249-50.
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2020. CIR Assessments. Appears as: ; Chemical_Name: C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE; ; CAS: 68411-27-8; Classification: QQQ01;
  • 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.

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