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A Toxicological and Dermatological Assessment of Cyclic Acetates When Used as Fragrance Ingredients


This RIFM Group Summary, A Toxicological and Dermatological Assessment of Cyclic Acetates When Used as Fragrance Ingredients, is published in the December 2008 special issue of Food and Chemical Toxicology, Volume 46, Supplement 12S.

These esters are used in decorative cosmetics, fine fragrances, shampoos, toilet soaps and other toiletries as well in non-cosmetic products such as household cleaners and detergents. This group summary of cyclic acetates contains 25 substances which include 15 esters of monocylic alcohols, three of bicyclic alcohols, and seven of tricyclic alcohols.

The Expert Panel is of the opinion that there are no safety concerns regarding cyclic acetates under the present declared levels of use and exposure.

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