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Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate

Other Concerns

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

SYNONYMS

12-[(1-OXOOCTADECYL) OXY] OCTADECANOIC ACID, 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER, 12-[(1-OXOOCTADECYL)OXY]- 2-OCTYDODECYL ESTER OCTADECANOIC ACID, 2-OCTYDODECYL ESTER OCTADECANOIC ACID, 12-[(1-OXOOCTADECYL)OXY]-, 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER 12-[(1-OXOOCTADECYL) OXY] OCTADECANOIC ACID, OCTADECANOIC ACID, 12-[(1-OXOOCTADECYL)OXY]-, 2-OCTYDODECYL ESTER, OCTYDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, and OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE

Octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate is a lipid-based 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

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  • DATA SOURCES

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Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Human any irritant - strong evidenceCosmetic 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
2 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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