Other ConcernsNon-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate)
SYNONYMS2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER CHLORIDE GUAR GUM, CHLORIDE GUAR GUM, 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, GUAR GUM, 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, GUAR GUM, 2HYDROXY3(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, GUAR GUM, ETHER WITH 3-CHLORO-2-HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMETHYLAMMONIUM CHLORIDE; GUAR, 2-HYDROXY-3-TRIMETHYLAMMONIOPROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, GUAR HYDROPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, GUAR HYDROXYPROPYLTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, and O-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL] GUAR GUM CHLORIDE
Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium derivative of guar gum; used in hair conditioning products.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|body wash/cleanser||343 products|
|hair color and bleaching||91 products|
|hair treatment/serum||80 products|
|liquid hand soap||65 products|
|facial cleanser||39 products|
|hair styling aide||34 products|
|baby shampoo||25 products|
|makeup remover||18 products|
|baby soap||18 products|
|styling gel/lotion||13 products|
|baby bubble bath||10 products|
|facial moisturizer/treatment||9 products|
|bar soap||7 products|
|bubble bath||7 products|
|beard cleanser||7 products|
|shaving cream||5 products|
|beard care||4 products|
|bath oil/salts/soak||3 products|
|sunless tanning||3 products|
|hair spray||2 products|
|hair-loss treatment||2 products|
|styling mousse/foam||2 products|
|after sun product||2 products|
|baby lotion||1 products|
|antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)||1 products|
|baby wipes||1 products|
|serums & essences||1 products|
|body firming lotion||1 products|
|damaged skin treatment||1 products|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as medium human health priority||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||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|
|3 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- 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.
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