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PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
  • Functions
  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Enhanced skin absorption, Multiple, additive exposure sources (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer143 products
facial moisturizer/treatment75 products
conditioner49 products
hair treatment/serum47 products
lip balm45 products
body oil44 products
exfoliant/scrub40 products
bath oil/salts/soak39 products
facial cleanser34 products
shampoo32 products
foundation31 products
serums & essences26 products
beard oil23 products
hand cream22 products
mask20 products
lipstick20 products
bar soap19 products
around-eye cream18 products
body wash/cleanser16 products
baby lotion14 products
body firming lotion12 products
hair styling aide12 products
shaving cream12 products
lip gloss11 products
blush11 products
moisturizer with SPF10 products
beach & sport sunscreen10 products
lip balm with SPF9 products
styling gel/lotion8 products
mascara8 products
cuticle treatment7 products
bronzer/highlighter7 products
beard care7 products
concealer5 products
diaper cream5 products
BB cream5 products
eye liner5 products
makeup remover5 products
baby oil5 products
lip plumper5 products
anti-aging4 products
hand sanitizer4 products
foot moisturizer4 products
shaving cream (men's)3 products
hair spray3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
detangler3 products
body spray3 products
makeup primer3 products
lip liner2 products
baby soap2 products
2 products
fragrance for women2 products
baby shampoo2 products
after shave2 products
damaged skin treatment2 products
bubble bath2 products
after sun product1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
brow liner1 products
baby wipes1 products
mouthwash1 products
toothpaste1 products
muscle/joint soreness1 products
sunless tanning1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
polish remover1 products
toners/astringents1 products
baby sunscreen1 products
other men's products1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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Concern Reference
Almond oil is a penetration enhancer.Abid Hussain, Gul Majid Khan, Shefaat Ullah Shah, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Nauman Rahim, Abdul Wahab & Asim-Ur Rehman 2012. Development of a novel ketoprofen transdermal patch: effect of almond oil as penetration enhancers on in-vitro and ex-vivo penetration of ketoprofen through rabbit skin. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 25(1), 227-32.

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
There is reported use of the substance, but it has not yet been assigned for toxicology literature search.US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2015. Everything Added to Food. Appears as: listid: EAFUS-3329; Chemical_Name: FATTY ACIDS; ; CAS: 67254-79-9
Used in food and dietary supplements: coating for fruits, vegetables, tabletsUS. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2015. Food Additive Status (Skin Deep®). Appears as: listid: ADD-969; Chemical_Name: OLEIC ACID; ; CAS: 112-80-1

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Minor eye irritation observed in animal tests.Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-0996; Chemical_Name: PRUNUS AMYGDEALUS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL; Synonyms: SWEET ALMOND OIL; ; Classification: QQQ01,QQQ11;

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention. Flagged as a low human health priority and for suspected aquatic toxicity.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-01720; Chemical_Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; ; CAS: 112-80-1
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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
149 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

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
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention. Flagged as a low human health priority and for suspected aquatic toxicity.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-01720; Chemical_Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; ; CAS: 112-80-1

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention. Flagged as a low human health priority and for suspected aquatic toxicity.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-01720; Chemical_Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; ; CAS: 112-80-1
This chemical was NOT flagged by CEPA for further attention. Flagged as a low human health priority and for suspected aquatic toxicity.Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-01720; Chemical_Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; ; CAS: 112-80-1

Data Sources

  • Abid Hussain, Gul Majid Khan, Shefaat Ullah Shah, Kifayat Ullah Shah, Nauman Rahim, Abdul Wahab & Asim-Ur Rehman 2012. Development of a novel ketoprofen transdermal patch: effect of almond oil as penetration enhancers on in-vitro and ex-vivo penetration of ketoprofen through rabbit skin. Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences 25(1), 227-32.
  • US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2015. Everything Added to Food. Appears as: listid: EAFUS-3329; Chemical_Name: FATTY ACIDS; ; CAS: 67254-79-9
  • US. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 2015. Food Additive Status (Skin Deep®). Appears as: listid: ADD-969; Chemical_Name: OLEIC ACID; ; CAS: 112-80-1
  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-0996; Chemical_Name: PRUNUS AMYGDEALUS (SWEET ALMOND) OIL; Synonyms: SWEET ALMOND OIL; ; Classification: QQQ01,QQQ11;
  • Environment Canada 2015. Domestic Substance List. Appears as: listid: ECDSL-01720; Chemical_Name: 9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; ; CAS: 112-80-1
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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