Safety Assessment of Skin and Connective Tissue-Derived Proteins and Peptides 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, Bart Heldreth

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Abstract

The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety (Panel) reviewed the safety of 19 skin and connective tissue-derived proteins and peptides, which are reported to function mainly as skin and/or hair conditioning agents in cosmetics. The Panel reviewed the relevant data provided and concluded that these ingredients are safe in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21S-42S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Volume41
Issue number2_suppl
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2022

Keywords

  • cosmetics
  • safety
  • tissue proteins

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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