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Polyglyceryl 2 Isostearate

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Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

DIGLYCEROL ISOSTEARATE, DIGLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE, ESTER WITH OXYBIS(PROPANEDIOL) ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID, ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID, ESTER WITH OXYBIS(PROPANEDIOL), ISOOCTADECANOIC ACID, ESTER WITH OXYBIS[PROPANEDIOL], ISOOCTANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH DIGLYCEROL, MONOESTER WITH DIGLYCEROL ISOOCTANOIC ACID, and POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE

Polyglyceryl-2 Isostearate is an ester of isostearic acid and Diglycerin (q.v.).

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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lip balm29 products
lip gloss19 products
concealer19 products
lipstick18 products
foundation8 products
daily use with SPF7 products
CC cream5 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
lip plumper2 products
eye shadow1 products
makeup remover1 products
mascara1 products
facial cleanser1 products
serums & essences1 products
mask1 products
1 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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