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CAPRYLYL/ CAPRYL GLUCOSIDE

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Use restrictions (low) and Endocrine disruption (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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facial cleanser30 products
liquid hand soap30 products
shampoo26 products
body wash/cleanser19 products
facial moisturizer/treatment17 products
makeup remover11 products
serums & essences10 products
exfoliant/scrub9 products
bubble bath8 products
toners/astringents8 products
beach & sport sunscreen8 products
mask6 products
baby shampoo5 products
baby wipes5 products
baby soap4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
after sun product3 products
hair styling aide3 products
moisturizer with SPF2 products
toothpaste2 products
moisturizer2 products
eye makeup remover2 products
baby sunscreen2 products
anti-aging1 products
conditioner1 products
around-eye cream1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby oil1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
sunless tanning1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
shaving cream1 products
Facial Sun Care1 products

Endocrine disruption

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Concern Reference
A review of industry studies notes reduced prostate weight only at low doses in one animal study.Andreas Willing, Horst Messinger & Walter Aulmann 2004. Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides. New York: Marcel Dekker.

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsIJT 32 (S3): 22-48, 2013

Cancer

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Concern Reference
A review of industry studies indicates alkyl polyglucosides are not mutagenic.Andreas Willing, Horst Messinger & Walter Aulmann 2004. Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides. New York: Marcel Dekker.

Data gaps

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

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
A review of industry studies indicates alkyl polyglucosides are not reproductive or developmental toxicants.Andreas Willing, Horst Messinger & Walter Aulmann 2004. Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides. New York: Marcel Dekker.

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
A review of industry studies indicates alkyl polyglucosides are not dermal sensitizers.Andreas Willing, Horst Messinger & Walter Aulmann 2004. Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides. New York: Marcel Dekker.

Data Sources

  • Andreas Willing, Horst Messinger & Walter Aulmann 2004. Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides. New York: Marcel Dekker.
  • IJT 32 (S3): 22-48, 2013
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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