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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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lipstick351 products
foundation324 products
eye shadow320 products
lip gloss195 products
bronzer/highlighter118 products
blush116 products
concealer72 products
lip balm55 products
facial powder54 products
moisturizer52 products
beach & sport sunscreen48 products
eye liner45 products
facial moisturizer/treatment44 products
brow liner44 products
moisturizer with SPF25 products
lip plumper23 products
lip liner21 products
lip balm with SPF18 products
serums & essences16 products
makeup primer13 products
makeup remover8 products
exfoliant/scrub7 products
conditioner7 products
glitter7 products
around-eye cream6 products
facial cleanser6 products
anti-aging6 products
other eye makeup5 products
hair styling aide5 products
hand cream5 products
body firming lotion5 products
mask5 products
beard care4 products
CC cream4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant4 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)3 products
BB cream3 products
baby sunscreen3 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
3 products
makeup with SPF2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
hair color and bleaching2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
after sun product1 products
foot moisturizer1 products
diaper cream1 products
after shave1 products
eyelash glue1 products
beard oil1 products
depilatory1 products
oil controller1 products
body oil1 products
hair treatment/serum1 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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