Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ACRYLAMIDE/ AMMONIUM ACRYLATE COPOLYMER: Acrylamide/Ammonium Acrylate Copolymer is a copolymer of acrylamide and ammoniumacrylate monomers.
Function(s): Binder; Film Former; Hair Fixative; BINDING; FILM FORMING; HAIR FIXING
Synonym(s): ACRYLAMIDE/AMMONIUM ACRYLATE COPOLYMER, 2-PROPENAMIDE, POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENOIC ACID, AMMONIUM SALT; 2-PROPENAMIDE, POLYMER WITH AMMONIUM 2-PROPENOATE; 2-PROPENAMIDE,POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENOIC ACID,AMMONIUM SALT; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, AMMONIUM SALT, POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENAMIDE; 2-PROPENOIC ACID, AMMONIUM SALT, POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENAMIDE; 2PROPENOIC ACID, AMMONIUM SALT, POLYMER WITH 2PROPENAMIDE; ACRYLAMIDE-AMMONIUM ACRYLATE POLYMER; ACRYLIC ACID, AMMONIUM SALT, POLYMER WITH ACRYLAMIDE; ACRYLIC ACID, SODIUM SALT, POLYMER WITH ACRYLAMIDE; AMMONIUM SALT 2-PROPENAMIDE, POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENOIC ACID; AMMONIUM SALT POLYMER WITH 2-PROPENAMIDE 2-PROPENOIC ACID; AMMONIUM SALT POLYMER WITH ACRYLAMIDE ACRYLIC ACID
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - ||CosIng|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry. |
|European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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