Behentrimonium Chloride



Behentrimonium Chloride description

Behentrimonium chloride is a synthetic or plant-derived skin- and hair-conditioning agent and emulsifier.

Behentrimonium Chloride references

  • Indian Journal of Dermatology, May-June 2015, pages 248-254
  • Toxicology in Vitro, December 2013, Volume 27, Issue 8, pages 2,203-2,212
  • International Journal of Toxicology, November-December 2012, Volume 31, Supplement 6, pages 296S-341S

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Ingredient ratings


Proven and supported by independent studies. Outstanding active ingredient for most skin types or concerns.


Necessary to improve a formula's texture, stability, or penetration.


Generally non-irritating but may have aesthetic, stability, or other issues that limit its usefulness.


There is a likelihood of irritation. Risk increases when combined with other problematic ingredients.


May cause irritation, inflammation, dryness, etc. May offer benefit in some capability but overall, proven to do more harm than good.


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Not Rated