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Tridecyl Stearate

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Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

OCTADECANOIC ACID, TRIDECYL ESTER, STEARIC ACID, TRIDECYL ESTER; TRIDECYL STEARATE; TRIDECYL STEARATE, TRIDECYL ESTER OCTADECANOIC ACID, and TRIDECYL STEARATE

This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.


Tridecyl Stearate is an ester of Tridecyl Alcohol (q.v.) and stearic acid.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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foundation16 products
hair styling aide12 products
lipstick10 products
styling gel/lotion9 products
facial moisturizer/treatment6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
moisturizer5 products
facial cleanser5 products
concealer4 products
conditioner3 products
lip gloss2 products
exfoliant/scrub2 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
makeup primer1 products
hand cream1 products
mask1 products
1 products
anti-aging1 products

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

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
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
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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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Hazard score

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