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Retinol palmitate is a controversial ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing data indicating that this compound may may photocarcinogenic effects.
This ingredient is the subject of current debate as to whether it might have adverse effects. Because the evidence of hazard is inconclusive, this ingredient does not contribute to product scores.

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From Wikipedia

Retinyl palmitate, or vitamin A palmitate is the ester of retinol (vitamin A) and palmitic acid, with formula C36H60O2.

Palmitate is the major component of palm oil. The word palmitate is from the French "palmitique", the pith of the palm tree.

An alternate spelling, retinol palmitate, which violates the -yl organic chemical naming convention for esters, is also frequently seen....

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