Int J Toxicol. 2023 Dec;42(3_suppl):86S-88S. doi: 10.1177/10915818231204241. Epub 2023 Sep 26.


The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety reviewed updated information that has become available since their original assessment from 2007, along with updated information regarding product types, and frequency and concentrations of use, and reaffirmed their original conclusion that Phytantriol is safe as a cosmetic ingredient in the practices of use and concentration as described in this report.

Keywords: Cosmetics; Phytantriol; Safety.

MeSH terms

  • Consumer Product Safety*
  • Cosmetics* / toxicity
  • Fatty Alcohols / toxicity


  • 3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-1,2,3-hexadecanetriol
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Cosmetics