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Fact Sheet: 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor

INCI name: 4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor
Function: Stabilizing agent, UV absorber, UV filter.
Origin: Chemical.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 4% in a cosmetic end product.
Where to find it / them? : Creams/milks/sun creams/sprays, BB creams.
Risks to health: Suspected endocrine disruptor, suspected genotoxicity, suspected percutaneous penetration.
Risks to the environment : /
More information : Slightly photo-stable UVB chemical filter. Banned in the USA, Japan and Denmark.