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Data: Fair

Glyceryl Oleate

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Other Concerns

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (moderate)

SYNONYMS

2,3-DIHYDROXYPROPYL ESTER 9-OCTADECENOIC AC ID, 2,3-DIHYDROXYPROPYL OLEATE, 9-OCTADECENOIC AC ID, 2,3-DIHYDROXYPROPYL ESTER, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID (9Z)-, 2,3-DIHYDROXYPROPYL ESTER, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL, 9OCTADECENOIC ACID (Z), 2,3DIHYDROXYPROPYL ESTER, GLYCERIN 1-MONOOLEATE, GLYCERIN MONOOLEATE, GLYCERIN OLEATE, GLYCERINE MONOOLEATE, GLYCEROL 1-MONOOLEATE, GLYCEROL OLEATE, GLYCERYL MONOOLEATE, GLYCERYL OLEATE, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID (Z)-, MONOOLEIN, OLEIC ACID MONOGLYCERIDE, and OLEIN

Glyceryl Oleate is composed of glycerin and oleic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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body wash/cleanser191 products
shampoo168 products
facial cleanser93 products
liquid hand soap73 products
baby shampoo41 products
eye liner35 products
baby soap29 products
bronzer/highlighter25 products
brow liner24 products
shaving cream21 products
foundation19 products
conditioner19 products
makeup remover18 products
bubble bath18 products
exfoliant/scrub17 products
mascara16 products
facial moisturizer/treatment13 products
moisturizer11 products
blush10 products
baby wipes8 products
baby bubble bath8 products
lip gloss7 products
baby lotion6 products
mask6 products
shaving cream (men's)6 products
eye shadow6 products
facial powder5 products
lip liner5 products
5 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
fragrance for women3 products
around-eye cream3 products
body oil3 products
diaper cream3 products
serums & essences3 products
bar soap2 products
hair relaxer2 products
sunless tanning2 products
body firming lotion2 products
lip plumper2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
hand cream2 products
hair spray2 products
styling gel/lotion2 products
baby oil1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
makeup primer1 products
hair styling aide1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
anti-aging1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
after shave1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Human any irritant - strong evidenceCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
1066 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

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
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.

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