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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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foundation142 products
beach & sport sunscreen132 products
moisturizer with SPF111 products
lipstick39 products
antiperspirant/deodorant37 products
moisturizer34 products
bronzer/highlighter31 products
concealer22 products
facial moisturizer/treatment21 products
lip balm16 products
eye liner16 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)13 products
blush13 products
eye shadow12 products
baby sunscreen11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
lip balm with SPF10 products
makeup primer9 products
serums & essences9 products
facial powder8 products
hair color and bleaching8 products
around-eye cream7 products
body firming lotion7 products
BB cream7 products
hair styling aide7 products
anti-aging5 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
CC cream4 products
body spray3 products
brow liner3 products
mask2 products
other eye makeup2 products
lip gloss2 products
lip plumper2 products
sunless tanning2 products
hair spray2 products
facial cleanser2 products
foot moisturizer1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
fragrance for women1 products
oil controller1 products
hand cream1 products
nail treatment1 products
conditioner1 products
baby lotion1 products
makeup with SPF1 products
hair relaxer1 products
glitter1 products
damaged skin 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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