Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ester or salt of palmitic acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any salt or ester of palmitic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of palmitic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of palmitic acid.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

palmit(ic) acid + -ate2.

Examples

  • Palmitic acid mixed with lime gives calcium palmitate, which is used in stabilizing renders.

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  • WASHINGTON - A fatty acid in the brain, called palmitate, is what makes us memorize the stories which our grandmothers used to narrate to us, says a new study.

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  • First US county-level obesity rates show Alabama, Mississippi communities at top, CDC says WASHINGTON - A fatty acid in the brain, called palmitate, is what makes us memorize the stories which our grandmothers used to narrate to us, says a new study.

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  • Consumer groups also have called for greater scrutiny of sunscreen ingredients, arguing that some tests suggest that retinyl palmitate, a commonly used ingredient, could actually increase the risk of skin cancer.

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  • Weeks after The New York Times exposed the caprice in assignment of sun protection factors (SPF) last year, Sen. Charles Schumer (D- New York) called on the FDA to investigate reports that an ingredient in most sunscreens -- retinyl palmitate -- actually causes cancer.

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  • In one FDA animal study, dismissed by a dermatologist consultant to sunscreen companies as "very premature to even cast doubt about the safety of this chemical," retinyl palmitate accelerated tumors and lesions in the sun by 21 percent!

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  • He recommends the following: Safflower oil for hydration, Caffeine to decrease UV damage to eyes, as as well as redness of the delicate eye-orbital area skin, Organic soybean oil to nourish and protect skin, Grapefruit seed extract to fight oily production on eyelids, Alpha Lipoic Acid to decrease skin damage and boost anti-aging, Vitamin C in the form of Ascorbyl palmitate to assist with collagen production, reduction of fine lines and hyper-pigmentation.

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  • Like ALA and DMAE, my studies examining the effects of ascorbyl palmitate on aging skin have been dramatic.

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  • Avoid all products that list Vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) and oxybenzone in their list of ingredients.

    Dr. Sharon Ufberg: The Sunscreen Scandal: Are We Getting All the Facts?

  • But it might include a thickening ingredient, such as isopropyl palmitate, that has a similar emollient effect aka greasy feel on the skin.

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