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VP/ METHACRYLAMIDE/ VINYL IMIDAZOLE COPOLYMER

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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About VP/ METHACRYLAMIDE/ VINYL IMIDAZOLE COPOLYMER: VP/Methacrylamide/Vinyl Imidazole Copolymer is a copolymer.

Function(s): Film Former; Hair Fixative; FILM FORMING; HAIR FIXING

Synoym(s): VP/METHACRYLAMIDE/VINYL IMIDAZOLE COPOLYMER, 2-METHYL- POLYMER WITH 2-ETHENYL-1H-IMIDAZOLE AND 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE 2-PROPENAMIDE; 2-PROPENAMIDE, 2-METHYL-, POLYMER WITH 2-ETHENYL-1H-IMIDAZOLE AND 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE; POLYMER WITH 2-ETHENYL-1H-IMIDAZOLE AND 1-ETHENYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE 2-PROPENAMIDE, 2-METHYL-

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Data Sources

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.

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