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CETYL ESTERS

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Data: Limited

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  • Use restrictions (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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conditioner53 products
foundation45 products
hair color and bleaching29 products
moisturizer27 products
lip balm with SPF11 products
facial moisturizer/treatment10 products
moisturizer with SPF8 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
beach & sport sunscreen6 products
mask5 products
body firming lotion5 products
around-eye cream3 products
baby lotion3 products
hair styling aide3 products
shampoo2 products
bronzer/highlighter2 products
lip balm2 products
mascara2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
sunless tanning1 products
facial cleanser1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
anti-aging1 products
hand cream1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products

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 16(S1):123-30,1997; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productIJT 16(S1):123-30,1997; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
8 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Data Sources

  • IJT 16(S1):123-30,1997; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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