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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-

Glyceryl Caprylate is a monoester of glycerin and caprylic acid.

Common concerns

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    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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body spray4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
shaving cream3 products
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lip plumper2 products
after shave2 products
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diaper cream1 products
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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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