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Amodimethicone

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

AMINOETHYLAMINOPROPYLSILOXANE DIMETHYLSILOXANE COPOLYMER EMULSION and AMODIMETHICONE

Amodimethicone is a silicon-based polymer.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner480 products
shampoo176 products
hair treatment/serum130 products
hair color and bleaching92 products
hair styling aide43 products
detangler32 products
mask28 products
styling mousse/foam15 products
styling gel/lotion11 products
hair spray9 products
moisturizer9 products
serums & essences8 products
makeup primer7 products
facial moisturizer/treatment5 products
exfoliant/scrub3 products
around-eye cream3 products
body wash/cleanser3 products
2 products
recreational sunscreen2 products
beard cleanser2 products
daily use with SPF2 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
after sun product1 products
CC cream1 products
toners/astringents1 products
hair removal waxes1 products
facial cleanser1 products
anti-aging1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
2 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • 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). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

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Hazard score

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Data availability

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