Behenamidopropyl Dimethylamine is used as an emulsifier and an antistatic agent in cosmetic products.
The substance can irritate the skin and eyes. Irritation to skin and eyes is not an allergy or permanent condition. Substances that can irritate the eye and skin are allowed in products certified by Asthma-Allergy Denmark. We do, however, require that the total concentration of irritants are low and we always do an individual assessment of the product taking into account the use and the amount of the substance that the consumer will be exposed to.
The substance is allowed in products certified by Asthma-Allergy Denmark in restricted concentrations depending on the other ingredients, product type and use.
Information for the manufacturers
We have requirements for the total amount of irritants in a certified product. The final assessment will always depend on an individual assessment of the product but the following could be used as a guidance: