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Coco Betaine

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

BETAINES, COCO ALKYLDIMETHYL, COCO DIMETHYL GLYCINE, COCO-BETAINE, COCONUT BETAINE, HYDROXIDES INNER SALTS QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(COCO ALKYL)DIMETHYL, INNER SALTS QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(COCO ALKYL)DIMETHYL, HYDROXIDES, and QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(COCO ALKYL)DIMETHYL, HYDROXIDES, INNER SALTS

Coco-Betaine is a zwitterion (inner salt).

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

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 gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • 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.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

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HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

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