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LAURAMINE OXIDE/CETYL AMINE OXIDE

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
Low Concern
 
Environment
 
Some Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for biodegradation; damage to DNA; cancer
Lauramine Oxide/Cetyl Amine Oxide can be found in 1 product.
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The international Organisation for Economoic Co-operation and Development reported that amine oxides are not reproductive or developmental toxicants.
 
low
 
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. 2006. Amine Oxides. SIDS Initial Assessment Profile for SIAM 22 April 18-21, 2006.
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is readily biodegradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The international Organisation for Economoic Co-operation and Development reported that amine oxides are not genotoxic.
 
low
 
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. 2006. Amine Oxides. SIDS Initial Assessment Profile for SIAM 22 April 18-21, 2006.
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is anaerobically degradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The international Organisation for Economoic Co-operation and Development reported that amine oxides are not carcinogenic.
 
low
 
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. 2006. Amine Oxides. SIDS Initial Assessment Profile for SIAM 22 April 18-21, 2006.
The international Organisation for Economoic Co-operation and Development reported that amine oxides do not cause dermal sensitization.
 
low
 
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. 2006. Amine Oxides. SIDS Initial Assessment Profile for SIAM 22 April 18-21, 2006.
The international Organisation for Economoic Co-operation and Development reported that the lowest acute oral LD50 for any amine oxide tested is 846 mg/kg body weight.
 
some
 
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development. 2006. Amine Oxides. SIDS Initial Assessment Profile for SIAM 22 April 18-21, 2006.
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has very high acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
some
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
 
 
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