Other ConcernsPersistence and bioaccumulation (moderate) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
SYNONYMS12-HYDROXY- ZINC SALT 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, ZINC SALT, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-, ZINC SALT, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-, ZINC SALT (2:1), (9Z,12R)-, 9OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12HYDROXY, ZINC SALT (2:1), [R(Z)], RICINOLEIC ACID, ZINC SALT, ZINC DIRICINOLEATE, ZINC RICINOLEATE, ZINC SALT 12-HYDROXY-9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, and ZINC SALT 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 12-HYDROXY-
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Zinc Ricinoleate is a zinc salt of Ricinoleic Acid (q.v.).
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Persistent, bioaccumulative in wildlife||Canada PBTs - Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET)|
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of any toxicity||Scorecard.org Toxicity Information|
|One or more animal studies show classified as toxic effects at moderate doses (low dose studies may be unavailable for this ingredient)||EPA Toxic Release Inventory PBTs|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Safety assessment was based on related chemical||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|6 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
- EC (Environment Canada). 1994. Accelerated Reduction/Elimination of Toxics (ARET). ARET substance list of persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic chemicals.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
- EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency). 1999. Toxics Release Inventory Program. PBT Chemical Rule.
- 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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