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Trihydroxystearin

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SYNONYMS

● 1,2,3-PROPANETRIOL TRI(12-HYDROXYSTEARATE)
● 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER 12-HYDROXYOCTADECANOIC ACID
● 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER OCTADECANOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-
● 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL TRIS(12-HYDROXYOCTADECANOATE)
● 12-HYDROXY- 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER OCTADECANOIC ACID
● 12-HYDROXYOCTADECANOIC ACID, 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER
● 12-HYDROXYOCTADECANOIC ACID, TRIGLYCERIDE
● GLYCERYL TRI(12-HYDROXYSTEARATE)
● OCTADECANOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-, 1,2,3-PROPANETRIYL ESTER
● OCTADECANOIC ACID, 12HYDROXY, 1,2,3PROPANETRIYL ESTER
● TRIHYDROXYSTEARIN

Restricted

Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


This ingredient is a lipid composed of glycerin and hydroxystearic acid, a type of fatty acid.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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lip gloss148 products
lipstick139 products
concealer105 products
foundation103 products
lip balm52 products
blush33 products
shampoo31 products
makeup primer21 products
lip plumper20 products
mascara14 products
bronzer/highlighter13 products
conditioner12 products
facial cleanser10 products
exfoliant/scrub9 products
BB cream9 products
facial moisturizer/treatment7 products
mask7 products
daily use with SPF6 products
serums & essences5 products
lip balm with SPF5 products
eye liner5 products
around-eye cream4 products
eye shadow4 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
brow liner3 products
setting powder/spray3 products
anti-aging2 products
moisturizer2 products
makeup remover2 products
baby lotion1 products
CC cream1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
lip liner1 products
hair treatment/serum1 products
beard cleanser1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
1 products

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

Ecotoxicology

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

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

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
  • 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.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

Understanding scores

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