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LAURAMIDE DEA


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 

About LAURAMIDE DEA: Lauramide DEA is a mixture of ethanolamides of lauric acid.

Function(s): Surfactant - Foam Booster; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Aqueous; ANTISTATIC; FOAM BOOSTING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING

Synoym(s): DIETHANOLAMINE LAURIC ACID AMIDE; DODECANAMIDE, N,N-BIS (2-HYDROXYETHYL) -; DODECANAMIDE, N,NBIS (2HYDROXYETHYL) ; LAURIC ACID DIETHANOLAMIDE; LAURIC DIETHANOLAMIDE; LAURIC DIETHANOLAMIDE; LAURIC DIETHANOLAMIDE; LAUROYL DIETHAN OLAMIDE; N,N-BIS (2-HYDROXYETHYL) - DODECANAMIDE; N,N-BIS (2-HYDROXYETHYL) DODECANAMIDE; N,N-BIS (2-HYDROXYETHYL) LAURAMIDE; N,N-DIETHANOLDODECANAMIDE

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - CosIng
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
2,395 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Contamination concerns

Impurity Score
NITROSAMINES
Data: Fair

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
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/ .
FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer