Cosmetic Ingredient Review

Cosmetic ingredients with insufficient data to support safety -December, 2010

Ingredients found unsafe for use in cosmetics – December, 2010

Re-reviewed Ingredient List – December, 2010

Cosmetic ingredients found safe, with qualifications -December 2010

Cosmetic ingredients prohibited/restricted by FDA – December, 2010

Ingredients that were re-reviewed in 2006

-Benzophenone 2 an ingredient that has been shown to effect the thyroid was last reviewed in September 2002 and they will not review this until the National Toxicology Program provides data.

-Formaldehyde a known carcinogenic was last reviewed in September 200 and is not scheduled for re-review

Cosmetic ingredients found safe as used in 2006

Cosmetic ingredients safe with qualifications

Cosmetic ingredients with insufficient data for safety

Cosmetic Ingredients found unsafe

Quick Reference Table

Cosmetic ingredients banned by FDA

CIR claims phthalates are safe

Sodium Laureth Sulfate et al

List of ingredients (safe, safe with qualifications, insufficient data, unsafe) with journal citations

The Panel identified the ingredients listed below as high priority for review: (how many are in current products?)

1.  Xylene

2.  Cyclomethicones

3.  Methylchloroisothiazolinone/Methylisothiazolinone

4.  Kojic Acid

5.  DM Hydantoin

6.  PEG -7, -9, -10,  -12, -14, -16, -18, -20, -40, -45, -55, -60, -90, -100, -135, -180, -200, -220, -240, -350, -400, -500, and -800

7.  Allantoin

8.  Allantoin Polygalacturonic Acid Group

9.  Arginine Aspartate

10.  Laurylpyridinium Chloride

11.  Benzyl Benzoate

12.  Glyoxylic Acid

13.  Fumaric Acid

14.  Maltitol

15.  Silica and Hydrated Silica

16.  Talc

17.  Polymethlymethacrylate (PMMA)

18.  Cetyl Acetate

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