Evidence that two alkyl ester quaternary ammonium compounds lack substantial human skin-sensitizing potential
Jowsey, Ian R × Kligman, Albert M White, Ian R Goossens, An Basketter, David A #
B c decker inc
Dermatitis vol:18 issue:1 pages:32-39
Background. Alkyl ester quaternary ammonium compounds (ester quats) are used extensively in fabric rinse conditioners. It is important to document in the literature the outcome of historical studies that were performed to assess the risk of adverse skin effects associated with their use.