Other ConcernsNon-reproductive organ system toxicity (low) and Contamination concerns (high)
SYNONYMSPEG-150 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE, PIGMENT WHITE 31, POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 6000 PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE, and POLYOXYETHYLENE (150) PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRASTEARATE
Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation
PEG-150 Pentaerythrityl Tetrastearate is a tetraester of stearic acid and a polyethyleneglycol ether of pentaerythritol with an average of 150 moles of ethylene oxide.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|body wash/cleanser||47 products|
|facial cleanser||32 products|
|liquid hand soap||16 products|
|hair styling aide||9 products|
|baby shampoo||5 products|
|baby soap||4 products|
|baby bubble bath||3 products|
|shaving cream||2 products|
|styling gel/lotion||2 products|
|makeup remover||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
|hair treatment/serum||1 products|
|bubble bath||1 products|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of sense organ toxicity||Scorecard.org Toxicity Information|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
- 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.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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