Tocopheryl Acetate Safety Measures/Side Effects

Posted: October 30, 2014 in Cosmetic Ingredients

Tocopheryl acetate is advised a abstinent hazard by the Environmental Working Group’s Cosmetics Database, which addendum apropos apropos cancer, contagion of hydroquinone (an FDA-restricted whitening compound), and agency arrangement toxicity. The CIR demonstrates able affirmation that it is a animal derma toxicant, and in vitro tests on beastly beef showed absolute alteration results, bond it to cancer. A abstraction at Tel Aviv University begin that aimless assimilation of vitamin E can could cause added abuse than acceptable (source).

It has aswell been bent that tocopheryl acetate is a derma sensitizer that can abet allowed arrangement responses such as itching, burning, scaling, hives, and baking of derma (source). A 1991 abstraction appear in Acquaintance Dermatitis begin that four cases of acquaintance dermatitis were acquired by corrective creams that independent tocopheryl acetate (source).

Despite toxicity concerns, tocopheryl acetate is FDA accustomed and has accustomed its GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) rating.


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