SYNONYMSDIPENTAERYTHRITOL HEXAOXYSTEARATE and DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXAHYDROXYSTEARATE
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate is a hexaester of stearic acid and a dimer ofpentaerythritol.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|lip gloss||8 products|
|daily use with SPF||5 products|
|recreational sunscreen||3 products|
|around-eye cream||3 products|
|setting powder/spray||3 products|
|makeup remover||2 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||1 products|
|diaper cream||1 products|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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