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DISTEARYLDIMONIUM CHLORIDE

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Data: Limited

  • Other Concerns
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  • About the Chemical
  • Synonyms
  • Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate), Ecotoxicology (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (high)

Cancer

Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is MODERATE

Products with this Ingredient

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moisturizer29 products
foundation29 products
shampoo16 products
conditioner8 products
facial cleanser3 products
baby lotion3 products
body firming lotion3 products
facial moisturizer/treatment2 products
beach & sport sunscreen2 products
hair treatment/serum2 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
moisturizer with SPF1 products
mask1 products
detangler1 products
makeup primer1 products

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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Concern Reference
Classified as irritantCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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Concern Reference
Asthmagen sensitizer [Asthmagen, sensitizer induced according to Review by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)] AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics) 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Limited evidence of eye toxicityCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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Wildlife and environmental toxicityCPS&Q - Classification & Labelling
Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
255 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

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

  • CPS&Q (Consumer Products Safety & Quality) formely known as ECB (European Chemicals Bureau). 2008. Classification and Labelling: Chemicals: Annex VI of Directive 67/548/EEC through the 31st ATP.
  • AOEC (Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics) 2012. Asthmagen compilation - AEOC exposures codes.
  • 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.

About this Ingredient's Score Range

  • This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products intended for use around the eyes due to increased risk of absorption.

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