Aluminum Zirconium Trichlorohydrex Gly
- †This ingredient’s score is higher if used in products that are inhalable (e.g., sprays, powders) because of respiratory concerns.
Other ConcernsUse restrictions (moderate) and Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (low)
SYNONYMSALUMINIUMZIRCONIUM TRICHLOROHYDREX GLYCINE, ALUMINUM ZIRCONIUM TRICHLOROHYDREX GLY, and ALUMINUM ZIRCONIUM TRICHLOROHYDREX GLYCINE COMPLEX
Aluminum Zirconium Trichlorohydrex GLY is a coordination complex of Aluminum ZirconiumTrichlorohydrate (q.v.) and Glycine (q.v.) in which some of the water molecules normally coordinated tothe metal have been displaced by the glycine. In the United States, Aluminum Zirconium TrichlorohydrexGLY may be used as an active ingredient in OTC drug products. When used as an active drug ingredient, the established name is Aluminum Zirconium Trichlorohydrex GLY.
See how this product scores for common concerns.
LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - any||Open scientific literature|
|Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - any||CosIng|
|Cancer - limited evidence||Open scientific literature|
|One or more animal studies show tumor formation at high doses||Open scientific literature|
|Not likely to be carcinogenic in humans||Open scientific literature|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of any toxicity||Scorecard.org Toxicity Information|
|0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
- 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/ .
- ED (Environmental Defense). 2006. Scorecard _ The Pollution Information Site. http://www.scorecard.org.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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