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CETYL PALMITATE

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Data: Limited

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  • Synonyms
  • 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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facial moisturizer/treatment30 products
moisturizer29 products
eye liner28 products
makeup remover26 products
lipstick18 products
facial cleanser13 products
bronzer/highlighter13 products
foundation13 products
beach & sport sunscreen11 products
moisturizer with SPF7 products
antiperspirant/deodorant7 products
body firming lotion7 products
mask6 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
hair treatment/serum5 products
hand cream4 products
conditioner4 products
baby wipes4 products
mascara4 products
concealer4 products
brow liner4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)4 products
blush3 products
eye makeup remover3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
around-eye cream3 products
lip balm3 products
baby lotion3 products
serums & essences2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
lip liner1 products
BB cream1 products
1 products
anti-aging1 products
after sun product1 products
facial powder1 products
makeup primer1 products
hair styling aide1 products
diaper cream1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01 IJT 24(S1):28-32, 2005; 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 productJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01 IJT 24(S1):28-32, 2005; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
74 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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Concern Reference
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01 IJT 24(S1):28-32, 2005; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

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

  • JACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01 IJT 24(S1):28-32, 2005; 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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