Benzophenone 4

Origin: Chemical.
Risks to the environment : Suspected aquatic ecotoxicity.
INCI name: Benzophenone-4.
Where to find it / them? : Shampoos, styling foams/gels/sprays, shower gels, conditioners, face creams, after-sun products, sun care products, toners, make-up removers, scrubs, face serums, hand creams.
Function: Stabilizing agent, UV absorber, UV filter.
Risks to health: Suspected endocrine disruptor, potential allergen, potential skin irritant.
More information : Anti-UVA and UVB sun filter.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 5% in finished cosmetic products.