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Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate

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SYNONYMS

● 2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER SODIUM SALT DODECANOIC ACID
● DODECANOIC ACID, 2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER, SODIUM SALT
● SODIUM 2-(1-CARBOXYLATOETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL LAURATE
● SODIUM LAUROYL LACTYLATE
● SODIUM SALT DODECANOIC ACID, 2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER
● SODUIM LAUROYL DILACTATE

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Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate is a sodium salt of the lauric acid ester of lactyl lactate.

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    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
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Products with this Ingredient

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facial cleanser72 products
shampoo58 products
facial moisturizer/treatment57 products
moisturizer52 products
liquid hand soap32 products
body wash/cleanser26 products
serums & essences23 products
hair color and bleaching17 products
conditioner14 products
exfoliant/scrub13 products
recreational sunscreen12 products
around-eye cream11 products
mask10 products
baby shampoo9 products
foundation8 products
hair treatment/serum7 products
hair styling aide6 products
baby soap6 products
baby lotion6 products
makeup remover6 products
daily use with SPF6 products
anti-aging4 products
toners/astringents4 products
damaged skin treatment3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
bar soap3 products
styling mousse/foam2 products
lip plumper2 products
2 products
after shave2 products
shaving cream2 products
hand cream1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
sunless tanning1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
skin fading/lightener1 products
bubble bath1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
makeup primer1 products
diaper cream1 products
body firming lotion1 products

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

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • 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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