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Behentrimonium Methosulfate

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Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

1-DOCOSANAMINIUM, N,N,N-TRIMETHYL-, METHOSULFATE, BEHENTRIMONIUM METHOSULFATE, BEHENYL TRIMETHYL AMMONIUM METHOSULFATE, DOCOSYLTRIMETHYLAMMONIUM METHYL SULPHATE, METHOSULFATE 1-DOCOSANAMINIUM, N,N,N-TRIMETHYL-, N,N,N-TRIMETHYL- METHOSULFATE 1-DOCOSANAMINIUM, and N,N,N-TRIMETHYL-1-DOCOSANAMINIUM METHOSULFATE

Behentrimonium is a quaternary ammonium salt.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Known human any toxicant or allergenOpen scientific literature

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
One or more animal studies show any effects at moderate dosesOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.

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