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C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE

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Data: Limited

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  • 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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foundation287 products
beach & sport sunscreen137 products
moisturizer with SPF114 products
antiperspirant/deodorant72 products
lipstick64 products
moisturizer58 products
bronzer/highlighter40 products
facial moisturizer/treatment31 products
hair treatment/serum29 products
lip balm25 products
concealer23 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)23 products
lip gloss23 products
blush22 products
eye liner22 products
body firming lotion19 products
eye shadow18 products
facial powder16 products
hair color and bleaching16 products
serums & essences12 products
baby sunscreen12 products
around-eye cream10 products
makeup primer10 products
lip balm with SPF10 products
mask9 products
BB cream9 products
hair spray8 products
hair styling aide7 products
CC cream6 products
anti-aging6 products
lip plumper6 products
brow liner5 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
hand cream4 products
facial cleanser4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
body oil3 products
sunless tanning3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
after shave2 products
body spray2 products
shampoo2 products
conditioner2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
glitter2 products
other eye makeup2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
nail treatment1 products
shaving cream1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
fragrance for women1 products
1 products
oil controller1 products
baby lotion1 products
body wash/cleanser1 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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