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Dicaprylyl Carbonate

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

SYNONYMS

CARBONIC ACID, DICAPRYLYL ESTER, CARBONIC ACID, DIOCTYL ESTER, DICAPRYLYL CARBONATE, and DICAPRYLYL ESTER CARBONIC ACID

Dicaprylyl Carbonate is a diester of carbonic acid and caprylyl alcohol.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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facial moisturizer/treatment72 products
concealer56 products
recreational sunscreen52 products
moisturizer40 products
daily use with SPF38 products
blush22 products
serums & essences21 products
around-eye cream20 products
hand cream18 products
mask15 products
conditioner15 products
bronzer/highlighter14 products
body firming lotion12 products
eye shadow12 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
CC cream10 products
makeup remover10 products
lipstick9 products
hair styling aide8 products
hair color and bleaching8 products
lip gloss8 products
foundation8 products
baby sunscreen7 products
facial cleanser6 products
lip balm6 products
makeup primer6 products
anti-aging5 products
BB cream5 products
sunless tanning4 products
brow liner4 products
baby lotion3 products
lip plumper3 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
body oil3 products
detangler3 products
foot moisturizer3 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
baby wipes2 products
eye liner2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
hand sanitizer2 products
lip liner1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
body spray1 products
nail treatment1 products
diaper cream1 products
toners/astringents1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
facial powder1 products
setting powder/spray1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of eye irritationOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

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