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Ethanolamine

INCI name: Ethanolamine
Function: pH regulator.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 0.5% as secondary amine in finished cosmetic products.
Where to find it / them? : Hair dyes, shampoos, shaving creams, washing creams, mascaras, conditioners, face creams, liquid hand soaps.
Risks to health: Suspected reprotoxic, potential allergen, potential skin irritant, potential carcinogen in the presence of nitrite (formation of nitrosamines).
Risks to the environment : Aquatic ecotoxicity.
More information : Store in a nitrite-free container.