Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
About DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIPROPIONATE: Disodium Cocoamphodipropionate is an amphoteric organic compound.
Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Surfactant - Cleansing Agent; Surfactant - Foam Booster;Surfactant - Hydrotrope; FOAM BOOSTING; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synonym(s): B-ALANINE, N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] -, NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS., DISODIUM SALTS; COCOAMPHOCARBOXYPROPIONATE; COCOAMPHODI PROPIONATE; DISODIUM N-COCOYL-N-CARBOXYETHOXYETHYL-N-CARBOXYETHYLETHYLENEDIAMINE; DISODIUM SALTS B-ALANINE, N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] -, NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS.; DISODIUM SALTS N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] B -ALANINE, NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS.; N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] B -ALANINE, NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS., DISODIUM SALTS; NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS. DISODIUM SALTS B-ALANINE, N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] -; NORCOCO ACYL DERIVS. DISODIUM SALTS N- (2-AMINOETHYL) -N- [2- (2- (2-CARBOXYETHOXY) ETHYL] B -ALANINE
|Limited evidence of immune system toxicity or allergies||National Library of Medicine HazMap|
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|1 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2006. HazMap — Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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