SYNONYMSBIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) ESTER BUTANEDIOIC ACID, BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) SUCCINATE, BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)BUTANEDIOATE, BUTANEDIOIC ACID, BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL) ESTER, BUTANEDIOIC ACID, BIS(2ETHYLHEXYL) ESTER, DI(2-ETHYLHEXYL)BUTANEDIOATE; DI(2-ETHYLHEXYL)SUCCINATE, DI-(2-ETHYLHEXYL) SUCCINATE, DIETHYLHEXYL SUCCINATE, DIETHYLHEXYLSUCCINATE, and DIOCTYL SUCCINATE
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Diethylhexyl Succinate is a diester of 2-ethylhexyl alcohol and Succinic Acid (q.v.).
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|2 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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