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N-LAUROYLSARCOSINE SODIUM SALT

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Some Concern
 
Cancer
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Environment
 
Low Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for biodegradation; acute aquatic toxicity; developmental/endocrine/reproductive effects
N-LAUROYLSARCOSINE SODIUM SALT can be found in 19 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is readily biodegradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is anaerobically degradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is readily biodegradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
The European Union Ecolabel program reports this substance is anaerobically degradable.
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel found limited evidence to indicate that acyl sarcosines and sarcosinates are not toxic to reproduction.
 
low
 
R. S. Lanigan. 2001. Final report on the safety assessment of Cocoyl Sarcosine, Lauroyl Sarcosine, Myristoyl Sarcosine, Oleoyl Sarcosine, Stearoyl Sarcosine, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Myristoyl Sarcosinate, Ammonium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, and. International journal of toxicology 20 Suppl 1, 1-14.
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel found that acyl sarcosines and sarcosinates are not skin sensitizers.
 
low
 
R. S. Lanigan. 2001. Final report on the safety assessment of Cocoyl Sarcosine, Lauroyl Sarcosine, Myristoyl Sarcosine, Oleoyl Sarcosine, Stearoyl Sarcosine, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Myristoyl Sarcosinate, Ammonium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, and. International journal of toxicology 20 Suppl 1, 1-14.
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
European Union Ecolabel program data shows this substance has moderate acute toxicity to aquatic life
 
low
 
Detergents Ingredients Database - EU Ecolabel
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel reported the lowest acute LD50 for acyl sarcosinates determined by industry studies was 4,200 mg/kg body weight.
 
low
 
R. S. Lanigan. 2001. Final report on the safety assessment of Cocoyl Sarcosine, Lauroyl Sarcosine, Myristoyl Sarcosine, Oleoyl Sarcosine, Stearoyl Sarcosine, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Myristoyl Sarcosinate, Ammonium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, and. International journal of toxicology 20 Suppl 1, 1-14.
A Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel found that acyl sarcosines and sarcosinates are not skin irritants at concentrations relevant to cleaners.
 
low
 
R. S. Lanigan. 2001. Final report on the safety assessment of Cocoyl Sarcosine, Lauroyl Sarcosine, Myristoyl Sarcosine, Oleoyl Sarcosine, Stearoyl Sarcosine, Sodium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Sodium Myristoyl Sarcosinate, Ammonium Cocoyl Sarcosinate, and. International journal of toxicology 20 Suppl 1, 1-14.

Impurities

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
NTP Toxcast scored 0.5-1.5
 
some
 
EWG Toxcast Analysis - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
IARC 103 - IARC
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Reasonably Anticipated To Be Human Carcinogen
 
some
 
NTP 12th RoC - National Toxicology Program (NTP)
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Probably carcinogenic to humans
 
some
 
EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) - Cancer - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Impurity: NITROSAMINES
Known to cause cancer
 
some
 
Prop 65 - CA Proposition 65
 
 
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