ethylhexyl palmitate

Ethyhexyl palmitate is a mixture of a fatty alcohol and palmitic acid that functions as an emollient and texture enhancer. There’s no research indicating this ingredient, which may be synthetic, plant-, or animal-derived, is a problem for skin.

References for this information:

Clinical Medicine and Research, December 2017, pages 75–87
International Journal of Toxicology, Volume 34, Issue 2, Supplement, September 2015, pages 5S–69S
Molecules, February 2015, pages 2,492–2,509

See ester emollient

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