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Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (moderate)

SYNONYMS

2-[4-(DIETHYLAMINO)-2-HYDROXYBENZOYL]- HEXYL ESTER BENZOIC ACID, BENZOIC ACID, 2-[4-(DIETHYLAMINO)-2-HYDROXYBENZOYL]-, HEXYL ESTER, DIETHYLAMINO HYDROXYBENZOYL HEXYL BENZOATE, DIETHYLAMINO HYDROXYBENZOYLHEXYL BENZOATE, and HEXYL ESTER BENZOIC ACID, 2-[4-(DIETHYLAMINO)-2-HYDROXYBENZOYL]-

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


Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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fragrance for men6 products
fragrance for women5 products
recreational sunscreen4 products
daily use with SPF2 products
hand cream2 products
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
body spray1 products
moisturizer1 products
hair spray1 products
baby sunscreen1 products

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - EuropeOpen scientific literature

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not likely to be a Europe irritant in humansOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
10 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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