Safety Assessment of Keratin and Keratin-Derived Ingredients as Used in Cosmetics

Christina L. Burnett, 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 8 keratin-derived ingredients, which function mainly as skin and hair conditioning agents in personal care products. The Panel reviewed relevant data provided in this safety assessment and concluded that the 8 keratin-derived ingredients are safe in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36S-51S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Volume40
Issue number2_suppl
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2021

Keywords

  • cosmetics
  • keratin
  • safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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