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Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate

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SYNONYMS

2-COCONUT ALKYL-1-(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-2-IMIDAZOLINE, REACTION PRODUCT WITH SODIUM CHLOROACETATE; COCONUT FATTY ACID, AMINOETHYLETHANOLAMINE IMIDAZOLINE, DICARBOXYMETHYLATED, DISODIUM SALT, COCOAMPHOCARBOXYGLYCINATE, COCOAMPHODIACETATE, DISODIUM COCOAMPHODIACETATE, DISODIUM N-COCOYL-N-CARBOXYMETHOXYETHYL-N-CARBOXYMETHYLETHYLENEDIAMINE, IMIDAZOLIUM COMPOUNDS, 1-[2-(CARBOXYMETHOXY)ETHYL]-1-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-4,5-DIHYDRO-2-NORCOCO ALKYL, HYDROXIDES, SODIUM SALTS, and IMIDAZOLIUM COMPOUNDS, 1[2(CARBOXYMETHOXY)ETHYL]1(CARBOXYMETHYL)4,5DIHYDRO2NORCOCO ALKYL, HYDROXIDES, INNER SALTS, DISODIUM SALTS

This ingredient is a surfactant produced on the basis of fatty acids derived from coconut oil.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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facial cleanser71 products
shampoo67 products
body wash/cleanser57 products
makeup remover27 products
hair color and bleaching25 products
baby wipes16 products
exfoliant/scrub12 products
hand sanitizer7 products
mask6 products
baby soap6 products
baby shampoo6 products
facial moisturizer/treatment5 products
toners/astringents5 products
eye makeup remover5 products
liquid hand soap5 products
baby bubble bath5 products
bar soap3 products
conditioner3 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
serums & essences2 products
foot cleansing2 products
beard care1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
daily use with SPF1 products
mascara1 products
bubble bath1 products

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
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 productCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
4 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

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not 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
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.

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