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Palm Kernelamide Dea

  • Products with the EWG VERIFIED mark have met use restrictions and warnings based on EWG review of company data.

Other Concerns

Use restrictions (moderate)

SYNONYMS

AMIDES, PALM KERNEL OIL, N,N-BIS(HYDROXYETHYL)-, AMIDES, PALM KERNEL-OIL, N,N-BIS(HYDROXYETHYL), DIETHANOLAMINE PALM KERNEL OIL ACID AMIDE, N,N-BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)- PALM KERNEL OIL ACID AMIDE, N,N-BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)PALM KERNEL OIL ACID AMIDE, N,N-BIS(HYDROXYETHYL)- AMIDES, PALM KERNEL OIL, PALM KERNEL DIETHANOLAMIDE, PALM KERNEL OIL ACID AMIDE, N,N-BIS(2-HYDROXYETHYL)-, PALM KERNEL OIL ACID DIETHANOLAMIDE, PALM KERNEL OIL FATTY ACID DIETHANOLAMIDE, PALM KERNEL OIL N,N-BIS(HYDROXYETHYL)- AMIDES, and PALM KERNELAMIDE DEA

Restricted

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


Palm Kernelamide DEA is a mixture of ethanolamides of the fatty acids derived from ElaeisGuineensis (Palm) Kernel Oil (q.v.).

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - anyCosIng
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .
  • 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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