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DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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About DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE: Dicetyldimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt.

Function(s): Antistatic Agent; Hair Conditioning Agent; EMULSIFYING; SURFACTANT

Synoym(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

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Human toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceAOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics)

Data gaps

Concern Reference
13 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

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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