Safety Assessment of Saccharide Esters as Used in Cosmetics

Laura N. Scott, Wilma F. Bergfeld, Donald V. Belsito, Ronald A. Hill, Curtis D. Klaassen, Daniel C. Liebler, James G. Marks, Ronald C. Shank, Thomas J. Slaga, Paul W. Snyder, Lillian J. Gill, Bart Heldreth

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This is a safety assessment of 40 saccharide ester ingredients as used in cosmetics. The saccharide esters are reported to function in cosmetics as emollients, skin-conditioning agents, fragrance ingredients, and emulsion stabilizers. The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety (Panel) reviewed the relevant data for these ingredients. The Panel concluded that the saccharide esters are safe in cosmetics in the present practices of use and concentrations described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52S-116S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Issue number2_suppl
StatePublished - Oct 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology


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