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Glyoxal (Ethanedial)

INCI name: Glyoxal.
Function: Antimicrobial, fragrance agent.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 100 mg/kg in finished cosmetic products.
Where to find it / them? : Shampoos, hand washing gels, body depilatory gels, shaving creams, mascaras, hair conditioners, nail polish, lotions, nail treatments, sun care, face masks.
Risks to health: Potential allergen, potential skin irritant, suspected carcinogen, suspected mutagen (formaldehyde releaser).
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