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Octyldodecyl Oleate

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Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 2-OCTYLDODECYL OLEATE, 9-OCTADECENOIC ACID, 2-OCTYLDODECYL ESTER, OCTYLDODECYL ESTER OLEIC ACID, OCTYLDODECYL OLEATE, and OLEIC ACID, OCTYLDODECYL ESTER

Octyldodecyl Oleate is an ester of Octyldodecanol (q.v.) and oleic acid.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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recreational sunscreen19 products
daily use with SPF18 products
lip balm with SPF12 products
brow liner7 products
lip gloss7 products
BB cream3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment3 products
baby sunscreen2 products
makeup primer2 products
lip balm2 products
serums & essences2 products
around-eye cream1 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
body spray1 products
mask1 products
hand cream1 products
tanning oil1 products
hair styling aide1 products
moisturizer1 products

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

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • 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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