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Glyceryl Caprylate

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Enhanced skin absorption

SYNONYMS

CAPRYLIC ACID MONOGLYCERIDE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, GLYCERYL MONOCAPRYLATE, MONO- OCTANOIN, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL OCTANOIC ACID, OCTANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL, OCTANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH GLYCEROL, and OCTANOIN, MONO-

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Glyceryl Caprylate is a monoester of glycerin and caprylic acid.

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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facial moisturizer/treatment138 products
foundation129 products
lipstick114 products
mask106 products
moisturizer84 products
eye shadow83 products
concealer77 products
recreational sunscreen53 products
serums & essences51 products
eye liner48 products
lip gloss46 products
antiperspirant/deodorant42 products
daily use with SPF40 products
blush40 products
facial cleanser37 products
mascara37 products
shampoo36 products
baby lotion35 products
brow liner34 products
conditioner28 products
exfoliant/scrub28 products
hand cream27 products
around-eye cream25 products
body wash/cleanser20 products
hair treatment/serum16 products
bronzer/highlighter16 products
lip balm14 products
lip liner14 products
liquid hand soap13 products
baby sunscreen12 products
baby soap10 products
makeup primer10 products
toners/astringents10 products
baby shampoo10 products
hair styling aide8 products
facial powder8 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)7 products
makeup remover7 products
sunless tanning7 products
lip balm with SPF7 products
glitter6 products
setting powder/spray6 products
BB cream5 products
after sun product5 products
foot moisturizer5 products
styling gel/lotion5 products
body spray4 products
anti-aging4 products
4 products
shaving cream3 products
body firming lotion3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
detangler2 products
lip plumper2 products
body oil2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
bubble bath2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
beard oil1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
beard care1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
diaper cream1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
baby wipes1 products
after shave1 products
hair color and bleaching1 products
baby oil1 products
eye makeup remover1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Penetration enhancerCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Safety assessment was based on related chemicalCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
190 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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