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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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foundation307 products
recreational sunscreen202 products
daily use with SPF160 products
antiperspirant/deodorant110 products
lipstick87 products
moisturizer68 products
facial moisturizer/treatment51 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)48 products
hair treatment/serum48 products
bronzer/highlighter43 products
baby sunscreen40 products
lip balm35 products
blush32 products
lip gloss29 products
concealer26 products
eye liner23 products
eye shadow22 products
body firming lotion22 products
CC cream21 products
hair color and bleaching20 products
hair styling aide19 products
brow liner14 products
around-eye cream14 products
serums & essences12 products
facial powder11 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
makeup primer11 products
BB cream11 products
lip liner9 products
mask9 products
sunless tanning8 products
hair spray8 products
anti-aging8 products
conditioner7 products
hand cream6 products
lip plumper6 products
body oil6 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
shampoo5 products
facial cleanser5 products
eye makeup remover4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
glitter3 products
other eye makeup2 products
shaving cream2 products
after shave2 products
body spray2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
depilatory1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
hair relaxer1 products
baby lotion1 products
oil controller1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
nail treatment1 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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