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Data: Limited

Myristyl Glucoside

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Endocrine disruption (low)

SYNONYMS

MYRISTYL D-GLUCOPYRANOSIDE, MYRISTYL GLUCOSIDE, TETRADECYL D-GLUCOPYRANOSIDE, and TETRADECYL D-GLUCOSIDE

Myristyl Glucoside is a product obtained by the condensation of myristyl alcohol with aglucose polymer.

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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serums & essences2 products
moisturizer1 products
detangler1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Endocrine disruption

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any disruptionOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Cancer

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not likely to be mutagenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not likely to be a reproductive or developmental toxicant in humansOpen scientific literature

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not likely to be a skin toxicant or allergenic in humansOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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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