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Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate

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Use restrictions (low)

SYNONYMS

● GLUTAMIC ACID, N-(1-OXODODECYL)-, MONOSODIUM SALT
● L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-(1-OXODODECYL)-, MONOSODIUM SALT
● L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-DODECYL-, MONOSODIUM SALT
● MONOSODIUM SALT GLUTAMIC ACID, N-(1-OXODODECYL)-
● MONOSODIUM SALT L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-DODECYL-
● MONOSODIUM SALT N-(1-OXODODECYL)GLUTAMIC ACID
● MONOSODIUM SALT N-DODECYL-L-GLUTAMIC ACID
● N-(1-OXODODECYL)- MONOSODIUM SALT GLUTAMIC ACID
● N-(1-OXODODECYL)GLUTAMIC ACID, MONOSODIUM SALT
● N-DODECYL- MONOSODIUM SALT L-GLUTAMIC ACID
● N-DODECYL-L-GLUTAMIC ACID, MONOSODIUM SALT
● SODIUM HYDROGEN N-(1-OXODODECYL)-L-GLUTAMATE
● SODIUM LAUROYL GLUTAMATE
● SODIUM N-LAUROYL-L-GLUTAMATE

Restricted

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


Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate is a sodium salt of the lauric acid amide of glutamic acid.

Common concerns

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  • 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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concealer52 products
foundation25 products
baby shampoo11 products
baby soap10 products
body wash/cleanser10 products
facial cleanser10 products
shampoo9 products
hair color and bleaching9 products
conditioner6 products
hand cream6 products
hair styling aide5 products
mask5 products
bronzer/highlighter5 products
exfoliant/scrub5 products
facial moisturizer/treatment5 products
serums & essences5 products
hair treatment/serum4 products
liquid hand soap3 products
baby bubble bath2 products
antiperspirant/deodorant2 products
toothpaste2 products
foot moisturizer2 products
bath oil/salts/soak2 products
bubble bath2 products
cuticle treatment1 products
lip balm1 products
setting powder/spray1 products
baby lotion1 products
around-eye cream1 products
blush1 products
bar soap1 products
BB cream1 products
shaving cream (men's)1 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

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
10 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.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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