You Be the Judge – COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE

2 Mar
Deutsch: Allergisches Kontaktekzem am Fuß Engl...

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Function/use(s): Antistatic Agent; Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent – Miscellaneous;Surfactant – Cleansing Agent; Surfactant – Foam Booster; Viscosity Increasing Agent – Aqueous; FOAM BOOSTING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING About COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE: Cocamidopropyl betaine is a synthetic surfactant; it has been associated with irritation and allergic contact dermatitis, reactions that could be due to the ingredient itself or to impurities present in it, such as 3-dimethylaminopropylamine. Synonym(s): CADG; N- (CARBOXYMETHYL) -N,N-DIMETHYL-3- [ (1-OXOCOCONUT) AMINO] -1-PROPANAMINIUM HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT; COCAMIDO BETAINE; COCAMIDOPROPYL DIMETHYL GLYCINE; COCOYL AMIDE PROPYLBETAINE; COCOYL AMIDE PROPYLDIMETHYL GLYCINE; COCOYL AMIDE PROPYLDI METHYL GLYCINE SOLUTION; 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N- (CARBOXYMETHYL) -N,N-DIMETHYL-3- [ (1-OXOCOCONUT) AMINO] -, HYDROXIDE, INNER SALT; SALTS; INNER SALT N- (CARBOXYMETHYL) -N,N-DIMETHYL-3- [ (1-OXOCOCONUT) AMINO] -1-PROPANAMINIUM HYDROXIDE; INNER SALT 1-PROPANAMINIUM, N- (CARBOXYMETHYL) -N,N-DIMETHYL-3- [ (1-OXOCOCONUT) AMINO] -, HYDROXIDE

Suspected to be an environmental toxin per EWG. Some scientists dispute the validity of EWG. What are  your thoughts?

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