Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
About DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE: Dicetyldimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt.
Function(s): Antistatic Agent; Hair Conditioning Agent; EMULSIFYING; SURFACTANT
Synonym(s): 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-, CHLORIDE; ALIQUAT 206; CHLORIDE 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-; DICETYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION; DIHEXADECYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE; N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL- CHLORIDE 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM; N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-1-HEXADECANAMINIUM CHLORIDE; QUATERNIUM-31; 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-, CHLORIDE (9CI) ; ALIQUAT 206; DICETYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE
|Human toxicant or allergen - strong evidence||AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics)|
|15 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics). 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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