Safety/Toxicity Analysis

SCCS OKs Skin Brightener Alpha-Arbutin in Cosmetics

Jul 29, 2015

The SCCS is allowing the cosmetic industry to continue using the high-performing and easy-to-formulate active ingredient used to even skin tones.

Nitric Oxide Proven Safe to Reduce Acne

Jul 1, 2015

A recent internal study proved nitric oxide is safe to reduce acne when lowering inflammation and killing microorganisms.

Octocrylene Concerns Flag Industry's Attention

Apr 23, 2014Rachel L. Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries

The industry reacts to a new study published in Contact Dermatitis reviews reports of the UV absorber octocrylene for its potential to cause photo contact allergy.