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Polyquaternium 10

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SYNONYMS

2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 2-(2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPOXY)ETHYL CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 23-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPOXY]ETHYL ETHER CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-TRIMETHYLAMMONO)PROPOXY] ETHYL ETHER CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 2-(2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPOXY)ETHYL, CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 23-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPOXY]ETHYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-TRIMETHYLAMMONO)PROPOXY] ETHYL ETHER, CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE, ETHER WITH .ALPHA.-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL]-.OMEGA.-HYDROXYPOLY(OXY-1,2-ETHANEDIYL) CHLORIDE, CELLULOSE, ETHER WITH à[2HYDROXY3(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL] HYDROXYPOLY(OXY1,2ETHANEDIYL) CHLORIDE, CHLORIDE 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-HYDROXYETHYL 23-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL ETHER, CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPOXY]ETHYL ETHER, CHLORIDE CELLULOSE, 2-[2-HYDROXY-3-TRIMETHYLAMMONO)PROPOXY] ETHYL ETHER, O-[2-HYDROXY-3-(TRIMETHYLAMMONIO)PROPYL] HYDROXYETHYLCE LLULOSE CHLORIDE, POLYQAUTERNIUM-10, POLYQUATERNIUM-10, and QUATERNIUM-19

Polyquaternium-10 is a synthetic polymeric.

Common concerns

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo564 products
body wash/cleanser168 products
conditioner128 products
baby shampoo52 products
mascara42 products
hair styling aide35 products
liquid hand soap31 products
hair treatment/serum30 products
facial cleanser25 products
baby soap24 products
moisturizer11 products
beard cleanser10 products
mask10 products
styling mousse/foam10 products
detangler9 products
styling gel/lotion6 products
exfoliant/scrub6 products
bubble bath5 products
shaving cream5 products
hair color and bleaching5 products
hair spray4 products
baby bubble bath3 products
hand cream3 products
foot moisturizer2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
makeup remover1 products
body firming lotion1 products
1 products
after shave1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
beard care1 products
around-eye cream1 products
toners/astringents1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
hand sanitizer1 products
facial moisturizer/treatment1 products
hair relaxer1 products
serums & essences1 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
19 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Ecotoxicology

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Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment 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 - anyCosmetic 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
  • 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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