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Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

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SYNONYMS

2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER SODIUM SALT OCTADECANOIC ACID, OCTADECANOIC ACID, 2(1CARBOXYETHOXY)1METHYL2OXOETHYL ESTER, SODIUM SALT, OCTADECANOIC ACID, 2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER, SODIUM SALT, SODIUM 2-(STEAROYLOXY) PROPIONATE, SODIUM 2-STEAROYLLACTATE, SODIUM SALT OCTADECANOIC ACID, 2-(1-CARBOXYETHOXY)-1-METHYL-2-OXOETHYL ESTER, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTATE, SODIUM STEAROYL LACTYLATE, SODIUM STEAROYL-2-LACTYLATE, and SODIUM STEARYL-2-LACTYLATE

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate is a sodium salt of the stearic acid ester of lactyl lactate.

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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Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer93 products
facial moisturizer/treatment56 products
hand cream39 products
daily use with SPF22 products
facial cleanser20 products
around-eye cream15 products
body wash/cleanser15 products
BB cream14 products
mask12 products
serums & essences12 products
exfoliant/scrub11 products
9 products
foundation7 products
anti-aging6 products
recreational sunscreen6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
body firming lotion5 products
lip balm with SPF4 products
muscle/joint soreness3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant3 products
mascara3 products
after sun product3 products
conditioner3 products
after shave3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
baby soap2 products
bubble bath2 products
baby shampoo2 products
hair styling aide2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
shaving cream1 products
CC cream1 products
shampoo1 products

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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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

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
27 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
  • 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.

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