Safety Assessment of Ceramides as Used in Cosmetics

Christina L. Burnett, Ivan J. Boyer, Wilma F. Bergfeld, Donald V. Belsito, Ronald A. Hill, Curtis D. Klaassen, Daniel C. Liebler, James G. Marks, Ronald C. Shank, Thomas J. Slaga, Paul W. Snyder, Lillian J. Gill, Bart Heldreth

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Abstract

The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety (Panel) reviewed the safety of ceramides, which function in cosmetics primarily as hair-conditioning agents and skin-conditioning agents—miscellaneous. The Panel considered relevant data related to these ingredients. The Panel concluded that ceramides were safe in cosmetics in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5S-25S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Volume39
Issue number3_suppl
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • ceramides
  • cosmetics
  • safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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