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ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE

Score:

Data: Limited

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

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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eye shadow277 products
lipstick230 products
lip gloss138 products
foundation113 products
beach & sport sunscreen109 products
blush96 products
lip balm77 products
lip balm with SPF70 products
bronzer/highlighter61 products
moisturizer with SPF60 products
moisturizer41 products
eye liner38 products
facial moisturizer/treatment37 products
concealer33 products
brow liner32 products
facial powder29 products
baby sunscreen21 products
lip liner17 products
lip plumper15 products
serums & essences14 products
body firming lotion13 products
BB cream9 products
Facial Sun Care7 products
conditioner7 products
other eye makeup5 products
facial cleanser5 products
makeup primer5 products
around-eye cream4 products
hand cream4 products
exfoliant/scrub4 products
anti-aging3 products
makeup remover3 products
makeup with SPF3 products
mask2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
tanning oil1 products
diaper cream1 products
glitter1 products
body oil1 products
oil controller1 products
CC cream1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
Under Eye Concealers1 products
Tanning Sprays1 products
eyelash glue1 products
after shave1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
hair styling aide1 products
beard oil1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Human any irritant - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
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 productJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
9 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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 - anyJACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR

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 Sources

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • JACT 1(2):13-35, 1982 confirmed 09/01; final report 03/2013 available from CIR
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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