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COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

Score:

Data: Good

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  • Use restrictions (high) and Contamination concerns (high)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW_MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo287 products
body wash/cleanser244 products
liquid hand soap119 products
facial cleanser79 products
hair color and bleaching37 products
exfoliant/scrub25 products
baby shampoo24 products
baby soap21 products
conditioner21 products
toothpaste20 products
styling mousse/foam7 products
mask7 products
bar soap7 products
bubble bath6 products
baby bubble bath5 products
bath oil/salts/soak4 products
shaving cream4 products
makeup remover2 products
body oil2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
brow liner2 products
moisturizer2 products
anti-aging2 products
tooth whitening1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 products
baby wipes1 products
hair spray1 products
sunless tanning1 products
beach & sport sunscreen1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
antiperspirant/deodorant1 products

Contamination concerns

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Use restrictions

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Concern Reference
Violation of industry recommendations - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Unsafe in products left on skin and not rinsed offCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) 2010. Tentative Report: Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Related Amidopropyl Betains as used in Cosmetics. Pink Book 4, August 30-31, 2010.
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Limited evidence of sensitization toxicity or allergiesCosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) 2010. Draft Final Amended Report on Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Related Amidopropyl Betaines. Pink Book 4, August 30-31, 2010.

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
73236 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

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
Classified as a low human health priorityEnvironment 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

  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • Cosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) 2010. Tentative Report: Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Related Amidopropyl Betains as used in Cosmetics. Pink Book 4, August 30-31, 2010.
  • Cosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) 2010. Draft Final Amended Report on Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Related Amidopropyl Betaines. Pink Book 4, August 30-31, 2010.
  • 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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