Origin: Chemical.
Risks to the environment : Suspected aquatic ecotoxicity.
INCI name: Benzophenone-1.
Where to find it / them? : Nail polish, top coat, eau de toilette, body lotions, sun creams, lip glosses, lipsticks.
Function: Stabilizing agent, UV absorber.
Risks to health: Suspected endocrine disruptor, potential allergen, potential skin irritant.
More information : Anti-UVA sun filter. Filter not approved in the United States. The numbering of benzophenones corresponds to derivatives of 2-hydroxybenzophenone.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Not regulated.