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Glyceryl Stearate Se

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SYNONYMS

GLYCERYL STEARATE SE, OCTADECANOIC ACID, ESTER WITH 1,2,3PROPANETRIOL, SELF-EMULSIFYING GLYCERYL MONOSTEARATE, and STEARINE

Glyceryl Stearate SE (self-emulsifying) is a lipid used as surfactant and emulsifying agent.

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  • 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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moisturizer208 products
facial moisturizer/treatment90 products
exfoliant/scrub70 products
mask68 products
hand cream60 products
mascara40 products
facial cleanser38 products
daily use with SPF34 products
around-eye cream29 products
conditioner27 products
body firming lotion22 products
hair styling aide18 products
recreational sunscreen17 products
shampoo17 products
beard care12 products
body wash/cleanser12 products
baby lotion11 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
hair color and bleaching11 products
shaving cream10 products
after sun product9 products
makeup primer8 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
serums & essences7 products
foot moisturizer7 products
muscle/joint soreness6 products
6 products
brow liner6 products
antiperspirant/deodorant5 products
anti-aging5 products
foundation4 products
styling gel/lotion4 products
sunless tanning4 products
makeup remover4 products
baby sunscreen3 products
cuticle treatment2 products
concealer2 products
eye liner2 products
beard oil2 products
setting powder/spray2 products
after shave2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
detangler1 products
baby soap1 products
oil controller1 products
bubble bath1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
lip balm1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
toners/astringents1 products

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
10 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

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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
  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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