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Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate

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Other Concerns

Use restrictions (low) and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

SYNONYMS

● L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCO ACYL DERIVS., MONOSODIUM SALTS
● MONOSODIUM SALTS L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCO ACYL DERIVS.
● N-COCO ACYL DERIVS. MONOSODIUM SALTS L-GLUTAMIC ACID
● SODIUM COCOYL GLUTAMATE
● SODIUM N-COCOYL-L-GLUTAMATE

Restricted

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


Sodium Cocoyl Glutamate is a sodium salt of the Cocoyl Glutamic Acid (q.v.).

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

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

Ingredient concerns

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  • DATA SOURCES

Products with this Ingredient

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shampoo97 products
facial cleanser84 products
body wash/cleanser49 products
toothpaste39 products
liquid hand soap23 products
exfoliant/scrub16 products
baby shampoo13 products
baby soap13 products
conditioner12 products
hair color and bleaching11 products
antiperspirant/deodorant10 products
facial moisturizer/treatment9 products
makeup remover8 products
recreational sunscreen6 products
tooth whitening6 products
hair treatment/serum6 products
bath oil/salts/soak5 products
serums & essences5 products
mask5 products
around-eye cream5 products
toners/astringents4 products
muscle/joint soreness4 products
after shave4 products
hair styling aide4 products
baby bubble bath4 products
styling mousse/foam3 products
daily use with SPF2 products
baby toothpaste2 products
2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
facial cleansing wipes2 products
bar soap2 products
bubble bath2 products
bronzer/highlighter1 products
hair-loss treatment1 products
sunless tanning1 products
beard care1 products
beard cleanser1 products
makeup primer1 products
lip balm1 products
body cleansing wipes1 products
lip plumper1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
facial powder1 products
damaged skin treatment1 products
baby lotion1 products
styling gel/lotion1 products
eye liner1 products
shaving cream1 products
body spray1 products

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
any irritation - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature
Limited evidence of any irritationOpen scientific literature

Cancer

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not likely to be mutagenic in humansOpen scientific literature

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
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

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