Ingredients

BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE

CAS number: 17301-53-0
"Not so good" in all categories.
  • Origin(s): Vegetal, Synthetic
  • Other languages: Behentrimoniumchlorid, Chlorure de behentrimonium, Cloruro de behentrimonio, Cloruro di Behentrimonium
  • INCI name: BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE
  • EINECS/ELINCS number: 241-327-0
  • Classification: Quaternary ammonium cation, Regulated, Preservative
Namely Behentrimonium Chloride is a quaternary ammonium mainly used in cosmetics as an anti-static agent or hair conditioner. It is used for its reasons mainly in hair care. It is forbidden in organic.

In 2010, in a report of opinions, the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety (CSSC) concluded that "In addition to the fact that quaternary ammonium derivative formulations have an irritating potential, especially when combinations of the compounds concerned The SCCS states that the use of CETRIMONIUM CHLORIDE, STEARTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE and BEHENTRIMONIUM CHLORIDE does not pose a risk to consumer health "when used within the regulated concentration limits (see below).
Restriction in Europe: V/44
The restrictions are dependent on the use of the ingredient in:
a) Rinsing products for hair and facial hair
b) Non-rinsing products for hair and facial hair
c) Products without rinsing for the face

The maximum permitted concentrations are:
(a) 5.0% for the individual concentration of behentrimonium chloride or the sum of the individual concentrations of cetrimonium chloride, steartrimonium chloride and behentrimonium chloride, while respecting the maximum concentration applicable for the sum of cetrimonium chloride and steartrimonium chloride as 'shown on line 286.

(b) 3,0% for the individual concentration of behentrimonium chloride or for the sum of the individual concentrations of cetrimonium chloride, steartrimonium chloride and behentrimonium chloride, while respecting the maximum concentration applicable for the sum of cetrimonium chloride and steartrimonium chloride such than indicated on line 286.

(c) 3,0% for the individual concentration of behentrimonium chloride or for the sum of the individual concentrations of cetrimonium chloride, steartrimonium chloride and behentrimonium chloride, while respecting the maximum concentration applicable for the sum of cetrimonium chloride and steartrimonium chloride such than indicated on line 286.

For purposes other than inhibiting the development of microorganisms in the product. This purpose must be apparent from the presentation of the product.
Its functions (INCI)
  • Antistatic : Reduces static electricity by neutralizing electrical charge on a surface
  • Hair conditioning : Leaves hair easy to comb, soft, soft and shiny and / or confers volume, lightness and shine
  • Preservative : Inhibits the development of microorganisms in cosmetic products.
This ingredient is present in 3.17% of cosmetics.
Hair mask (46.13%)
Hair conditioner (39.91%)
Hair coloring (23.35%)
Specific hair care (16.62%)
Hair oil (3.87%)

Products that contain them

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