Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Other LOW concerns: Ecotoxicology, Occupational hazards
About CAPRYLYL PYRROLIDONE: Caprylyl Pyrrolidone is a substituted heterocyclic organic compound.
Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Surfactant - Cleansing Agent; FOAMING
Synoym(s): 2-PYRROLIDINONE, 1-OCTYL-; 1-OCTYL-2-PYRROLIDINONE; N-OCTYLPYRROLIDINONE; N-OCTYLPYRROLIDONE
|Wildlife and environmental toxicity||European Union - Classification & Labelling|
|2 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|Occupational hazards related to handling||European Union - Classification & Labelling|
|CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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