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Fact Sheet: Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVAL).

INCI name: Polyvinyl Alcohol.
Function: Film-forming agent, viscosity control agent.
Origin: Synthetic, plant-based.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Not regulated.
Where to find it / them? : Face mask, mascaras, face scrub, peel-off masks, eyebrow gel, face cream, patches, eyebrow and lip scrub.
Risks to health: /
Risks to the environment : Aquatic ecotoxicity.
More information : Also used as a food additive (E1203).