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Diisostearyl Malate

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)ESTER BUTANEDIOIC ACID, HYDROXY-, BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)ESTER HYDROXYBUTANEDIOIC ACID, BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)HYDROXYBUTANEDIOATE, BUTANEDIOIC ACID, HYDROXY-, BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)ESTER, DIISOSTEARYL MALATE, DIISOSTEARYL MALEATE, HYDROXY- BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)ESTER BUTANEDIOIC ACID, and HYDROXYBUTANEDIOIC ACID, BIS(16-METHYLHEPTADECYL)ESTER

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Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Diisostearyl Malate is a diester of Isostearyl Alcohol (q.v.) and Malic Acid (q.v.).

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick665 products
lip gloss327 products
lip balm143 products
bronzer/highlighter95 products
eye shadow85 products
lip liner77 products
brow liner75 products
foundation75 products
blush73 products
eye liner52 products
concealer48 products
facial powder23 products
mask22 products
lip plumper21 products
CC cream19 products
BB cream17 products
facial moisturizer/treatment16 products
makeup primer14 products
exfoliant/scrub9 products
setting powder/spray9 products
lip balm with SPF9 products
around-eye cream6 products
glitter5 products
body oil4 products
facial cleanser3 products
makeup remover3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
mascara2 products
fragrance for women2 products
moisturizer2 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
shampoo1 products
conditioner1 products
hair spray1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
anti-aging1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
1 products
serums & essences1 products

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 - anyOpen scientific literature

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 gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
2 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

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