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CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

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Data: Fair

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  • Use restrictions (low)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is HIGH

Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner51 products
hair color and bleaching20 products
shampoo10 products
hair treatment/serum8 products
hair styling aide6 products
detangler4 products
styling gel/lotion3 products
facial cleanser3 products
hand sanitizer3 products
liquid hand soap3 products
hair spray2 products
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
mask1 products
moisturizer with SPF1 products
baby soap1 products
styling mousse/foam1 products
moisturizer1 products
makeup remover1 products
serums & essences1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Known human any toxicant or allergenAOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics) 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.
Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceIJT 16(S3):195-220,1997 Tentative Amended Report 06/10
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceAOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics) 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.

Developmental/reproductive toxicity

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Concern Reference
One or more animal studies show any effects at moderate dosesVanessa E Melin, Haritha Potineni, Patricia Hunt, Jodi Griswold, Bill Siems, Stephen R. Werre & Terry C. Hrubec. 2014. Exposure to common quaternary ammonium disinfectants decreases fertility in mice. Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.) 50, 163-70

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 qualificationsIJT 16(S3):195-220,1997 Tentative Amended Report 06/10

Ecotoxicology

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Concern Reference
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
2042 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be persistentEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics) 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.
  • IJT 16(S3):195-220,1997 Tentative Amended Report 06/10
  • Vanessa E Melin, Haritha Potineni, Patricia Hunt, Jodi Griswold, Bill Siems, Stephen R. Werre & Terry C. Hrubec. 2014. Exposure to common quaternary ammonium disinfectants decreases fertility in mice. Reproductive toxicology (Elmsford, N.Y.) 50, 163-70
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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