Other ConcernsUse restrictions (low)
SYNONYMSAMIDES, COCO, N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL], N-OXIDE, AMIDES, COCO, N[3(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL], NOXIDES, COCAMIDOPROPYLAMINE OXIDE, COCAMIDOPROPYLDIMETHYLAMINE OXIDE; COCAMIDOPROPYLDIMETHYLAMINE OXIDE; COCOAMIDO-3-PROPYLDIMETHYLAMINE OXIDE; N-(COCOAMIDOPROPYL)-N,N-DIMETHYLAMINE, OXIDE; 3-COCOAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYLAMINE OXIDE; 3-(N,N, COCO AMIDES, N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL], N-OXIDE, N-OXIDE AMIDES, COCO, N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL], N-OXIDE COCO AMIDES, N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL], N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL] N-OXIDE AMIDES, COCO, N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL] N-OXIDE COCO AMIDES, and N-[3-(DIMETHYLAMINO)PROPYL]COCO AMIDES-N-OXIDE
Cocamidopropylamine Oxide is a tertiary amine oxide.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualifications||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|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 product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|Safety unknown for products left on skin||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|1 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Classified as a low human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
- 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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