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Isononyl Isononanoate

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

3,5,5-TRIMETHYL- 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXYL ESTER HEXANOIC ACID, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXANOIC ACID, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXYL ESTER, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXYL ESTER 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXANOIC ACID, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXYL ESTER HEXANOIC ACID, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYL-, 3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXYL-3,5,5-TRIMETHYLHEXANOATE, ISONONANOIC ACID, ISONONYL ESTER, ISONONYL ESTER ISONONANOIC ACID, and ISONONYL ISONONANOATE

Synthetic skin conditioning agent.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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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
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
5 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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