4-Methylbenzylidene Camphor

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