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Data: Limited

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-HYDROXY-, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL MONOOCTADECANOATE, 2-HYDROXY- MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL MONOOCTADECANOATE 1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-HYDROXY-1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL MONOOCTADECANOATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE, MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL MONOOCTADECANOATE 1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID, 2-HYDROXY-, and MONOESTER WITH 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL MONOOCTADECANOATE 2-HYDROXY-1,2,3-PROPANETRICARBOXYLIC ACID

Glyceryl Stearate Citrate is a citric acid ester of Glyceryl Stearate (q.v.).

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer103 products
facial moisturizer/treatment86 products
hand cream23 products
around-eye cream20 products
daily use with SPF19 products
mask18 products
exfoliant/scrub12 products
serums & essences12 products
baby lotion10 products
sunless tanning9 products
recreational sunscreen8 products
facial cleanser8 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
body firming lotion7 products
makeup primer4 products
foot moisturizer3 products
makeup remover3 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
conditioner3 products
BB cream3 products
anti-aging2 products
baby soap2 products
detangler2 products
skin fading/lightener2 products
concealer2 products
hair styling aide1 products
baby shampoo1 products
cuticle treatment1 products
toners/astringents1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
mascara1 products
after shave1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
oil controller1 products
foot odor control1 products

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Considered safe based on assumption of low absorptionCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Missing safety data noted by cosmetic industry reviewCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Safety assessment was based on related chemicalCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
0 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 - Determined safe for use in cosmetics up to a specified concentration limitCosmetic 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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