Safety Assessment of Isoparaffins as Used in Cosmetics

Wilbur Johnson, Wilma F. Bergfeld, Donald V. Belsito, Ronald A. Hill, Curtis D. Klaassen, Daniel Liebler, James G. Marks, Ronald C. Shank, Thomas J. Slaga, Paul W. Snyder, F. Alan Andersen

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Abstract

The safety of isoparaffins as used in cosmetic products is reviewed in this safety assessment. These ingredients function mostly as solvents and also function as emollients in the 0001% to 90% concentration range. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel has reviewed relevant animal and clinical data and concluded that these ingredients are safe in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269S-295S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Volume31
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

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Johnson, W., Bergfeld, W. F., Belsito, D. V., Hill, R. A., Klaassen, C. D., Liebler, D., Marks, J. G., Shank, R. C., Slaga, T. J., Snyder, P. W., & Andersen, F. A. (2012). Safety Assessment of Isoparaffins as Used in Cosmetics. International journal of toxicology, 31, 269S-295S. https://doi.org/10.1177/1091581812463087