Other ConcernsUse restrictions (low)
SYNONYMSDODECANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH 4,8,12,16,20-PENTAOXATRIDECANE-1,2,6,10,14,18,22,23-OCTOL, DODECANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH HEXAGLYCEROL, HEXAGLYCERYL MONOLAURATE, MONOESTER WITH 4,8,12,16,20-PENTAOXATRIDECANE-1,2,6,10,14,18,22,23-OCTOL DODECANOIC ACID, MONOESTER WITH HEXAGLYCEROL DODECANOIC ACID, and POLYGLYCERYL-6 LAURATE
Polyglyceryl-6 Laurate is an ester of lauric acid and Polyglycerin-6 (q.v.).
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM 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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