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Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate

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SYNONYMS

DECANOIC ACID, ESTER WITH 2,2'-[OXYBIS(METHYLENE)]BIS[2-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-1,3-PROPANEDIOL] OCTANOATE PENTANOATE, DECANOIC ACID, ESTER WITH 2,2'-[OXYBIS(METHYLENE)]BIS[2-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-1,3-PROPANEDIOL]OCTANOATE, DIPENTAERYTHRITOL, VALERIC ACID, CAPRYLIC ACID, CAPRIC ACID MIXED ESTERS, DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXACAPRYLATE, DIPENTAERYTHRITYL HEXACAPRYLATE/HEXACAPRATE, ESTER WITH 2,2'-[OXYBIS(METHYLENE)]BIS[2-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-1,3-PROPANEDIOL]OCTANOATE DECANOIC ACID, and PENTANOATE

Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate is a hexaester of a mixture of caprylic andcapric acids and a dimer of pentaerythritol.

Common concerns

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

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

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