- Categories: Emollients
Synthetic ester that functions as an emollient skin-softening agent. Occurs naturally in cocoa oil and lavender oil. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel has determined that isononyl isononanoate is safe in its current use and concentration in cosmetic products.
Reference for this information:
International Journal of Toxicology, December 2011, pages 228S-269-S
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