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Council Responds to EWG's Oxybenzone Report
Posted: July 15, 2008
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Addressing the safety of oxybenzone, the council stated that the ingredient is approved by the FDA, the European Union and Canada as a safe and effective sunscreen ingredient. It has also been reviewed by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Expert Panel and determined to be safe for uses other than as a UV filter. To view the reports, visit www.personalcarecouncil.org or www.ewg.org.