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Ethylene Brassylate

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SYNONYMS

1,4-DIOXACYCLOHEPTADECANE-5,17-DIONE, 1,4DIOXACYCLOHEPTADECANE5,17DIONE, ETHYLENE BRASSYLATE, and ETHYLENE UNDECANE DICARBOXYLATE

Ethylene brassylate is a synthetic fragrance ingredient in the artificial musk family; also known as Musk T.

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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Products with this Ingredient

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foundation20 products
fragrance for women11 products
fragrance for men10 products
moisturizer9 products
concealer6 products
daily use with SPF4 products
bar soap3 products
shampoo3 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
makeup remover2 products
mascara2 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
hair spray1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
body firming lotion1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby soap1 products
hand cream1 products
mask1 products

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
6 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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