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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Enhanced skin absorption


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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mascara63 products
lipstick30 products
exfoliant/scrub20 products
eye liner18 products
eye shadow14 products
lip liner11 products
concealer6 products
facial cleanser4 products
brow liner3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment3 products
conditioner2 products
foundation2 products
lip balm2 products
makeup primer2 products
other eye makeup2 products
body wash/cleanser2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
liquid hand soap2 products
blush1 products
serums & essences1 products
1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
around-eye cream1 products
moisturizer1 products
bar soap1 products

Enhanced skin absorption

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Concern Reference
Penetration enhancer - alters skin structure, allows other chemicals to penetrate deeper into the skinCosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-2023; Chemical_Name: HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL; ; ; Classification: QQQ01,QQQ11,PE;

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


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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

Data Sources

  • Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) 2015. CIR Assessments. Appears as: listid: CIR-2023; Chemical_Name: HYDROGENATED JOJOBA OIL; ; ; Classification: QQQ01,QQQ11,PE;
  • 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.


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