This is the seventh article in a series discussing metals in cosmetics. The series was introduced in January 1998 with a discussion of the toxic potential from metals absorbed through the skin.
Subsequent articles presented quantitative data reflecting the extent to which each metal cited in the Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary has a potential for skin absorption and toxicity. The present article discusses nickel.
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Excerpt Only This is a shortened version or summary of the article that appeared in the Nov. 1, 2002 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine. The full content is not currently available online.