Daniel Liebler
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Final report of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel on the safety assessment of methyl acetate.

Heldreth B, Bergfeld WF, Belsito DV, Hill RA, Klaassen CD, Liebler D, Marks JG, Shank RC, Slaga TJ, Snyder PW, Andersen FA
Int J Toxicol. 2012 31 (4 Suppl): 112S-36S

PMID: 22869894 · DOI:10.1177/1091581812444142

Alkyl acetates, as well as acetic acid and acetate salts, are widely used cosmetic ingredients, with a wide range of functions as fragrances, solvents, or skin-conditioning agents, depending on the specific ingredient. Available data on alkyl acetates, and acetic acid and the alcohol to which they could be metabolized, were considered adequate to support the safety of the entire group in the present practices of use and concentration in cosmetics.

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Acetates Animals Cosmetics Female Humans Male Risk Assessment

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