Agent Name

Cocamidopropyl betaine

CAS Number

86438-79-1

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1-Propanaminium, N-(carboxymethyl)-N,N-dimethyl-3-((1-oxococonut)amino)-, hydroxide, inner salt; CADG; Cocamidopropyl dimethyl glycine; Cocoamphocarboxypropionate; Cocoamphodiproprionate; Cocoyl amide propylbetaine; Disodium cocoamphodipropionate; N-(2-Aminoethyl)-N-(2-(2-carboxyethoxy)ethyl) beta-alanine,norcoco acyl derivs., disodium salts; N-(Carboxymethyl)-N,N-dimethyl-3-((1-oxococonut)amino)-1-propanam- inium hydroxide, inner salt; Quaternary ammonium compounds, (carboxymethyl)(3-cocoamidopropyl)dimethyl, hydroxides, inner salts; beta-Alanine, N-(2-aminoethyl)-N-(2-(2-carboxyethoxy)ethyl)-, norcoco acyl derivs., disodium salts; Mirataine CB; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Sources/Uses

Used as a surfactant in shampoos and liquid soaps; [Kanerva, p. 1514]

Comments

One of the allergens to which hairdressers may be exposed; [Kanerva, p. 1514] See "Coco Amido Betaine." See "Betaine."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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