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Lauramidopropyl Betaine

  • This ingredient's score is higher if used in products that will not be immediately rinsed off (e.g., ..) due to increased risk of absorption. The score is lower if used in products that will be immediately rinsed off .
  • This ingredient's score is higher if used in products that may not meet industry safety guidelines or U.S. and international government requirements. The score will be lower if used in products that meet these safety guidelines and requirements.

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Other Concerns

Use restrictions (high)

SYNONYMS

● (3-LAURAMIDOPROPYL)DIEMTHYLBETAINE GLYCINE
● (CARBOXYMETHYL)DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]PROPYLAMMONIUM HYDROXIDE
● 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-, HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT
● 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-, INNER SALT
● 1PROPANAMINIUM, N(CARBOXYMETHYL)N,NDIMETHYL3[(1OXODODECYL)AMINO], HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT
● 3-LAUROYLAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE; LAUROYLAMINOPROPYLDIMETHYLAMINOACETATE; N-LAURYLAMIDOPROPYL-N,N-DIMETHYLBETAINE; (3-LAURYLAMINOPROPYL)DIMETHYLAMINOACETIC ACID, HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT
● AMMONIUM, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(3-LAURAMIDOPROPYL)DIEMTHYL-, HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT
● GLYCINE, (3-LAURAMIDOPROPYL)DIEMTHYLBETAINE
● HYDROXIDE INNER SALT 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-
● HYDROXIDE INNER SALT AMMONIUM, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(3-LAURAMIDOPROPYL)DIEMTHYL-
● INNER SALT 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-, HYDROXIDE
● INNER SALT AMMONIUM, (CARBOXYMETHYL)(3-LAURAMIDOPROPYL)DIEMTHYL-, HYDROXIDE
● INNER SALT N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-1-PROPANAMINIUM HYDROXIDE
● LAURAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE
● LAUROYL AMIDE PROPYLDIMETHYL GLYCINE SOLUTION
● N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)-N,N-DIMETHYL-3-[(1-OXODODECYL)AMINO]-1-PROPANAMINIUM HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT
● N-(DODECYLAMIDOPROPYL)-N,N-DIEMTHYLAMMONIUM BETAINE

Restricted

Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Lauramidopropyl Betaine is a zwitterion (inner salt).

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo93 products
body wash/cleanser28 products
facial cleanser17 products
liquid hand soap9 products
conditioner6 products
mouthwash5 products
baby shampoo4 products
moisturizer3 products
baby soap2 products
around-eye cream1 products
toothpaste1 products
baby lotion1 products
baby bubble bath1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Violation of industry recommendations - Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Unsafe in products left on skin and not rinsed offCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyOpen scientific literature
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Allergies/immunotoxicity

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Limited evidence of any toxicity or allergiesOpen scientific literature
any or allergies - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - Unsafe in products left on skin and not rinsed offCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

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

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
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • 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.

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