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Dicetyldimonium Chloride

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SYNONYMS

1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-, CHLORIDE, ALIQUAT 206, CHLORIDE 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-, DICETYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION, DICETYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE, DIHEXADECYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL- CHLORIDE 1-HEXADECANAMINIUM, N-HEXADECYL-N,N-DIMETHYL-1-HEXADECANAMINIUM CHLORIDE, and QUATERNIUM-31

Dicetyldimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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conditioner169 products
hair color and bleaching17 products
hair treatment/serum11 products
detangler9 products
shampoo5 products
mask4 products
hair spray2 products
hair styling aide2 products
moisturizer1 products
hair relaxer1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Human any toxicant or allergen - strong evidenceOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
15 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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