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Tea Cocoyl Glutamate

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Other Concerns

Use restrictions (moderate)

SYNONYMS

COMPDS. WITH TRIETHANOLAMINE L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCO ACYL DERIVS., L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCO ACYL DERIVS., COMPDS. WITH TRIETHANOLAMINE, L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCO ACYL DERIVS., COMPDS. WITH TRIETHANOLAMINE (1:1), N-COCO ACYL DERIVS. COMPDS. WITH TRIETHANOLAMINE L-GLUTAMIC ACID, N-COCOYL-L-GLUTAMIC ACID, MONO(TRIETHANOLAMINE) SALT, TEA COCOYL GLUTAMATE, TEA-COCOYL GLUTAMATE, TRIETHANOLAMINE COCOYL GLUTAMATE, and TRIETHANOLAMINE N-COCOYL-L-GLUTAMATE SOLUTION

TEA-Cocoyl Glutamate is a triethanolamine salt of the coconut acid amide of glutamic acid.

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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Products with this Ingredient

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facial cleanser8 products
around-eye cream1 products
mask1 products
exfoliant/scrub1 products
anti-aging1 products

Use restrictions

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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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