Risks to the environment : Bioaccumulative substance, persistent substance, aquatic ecotoxicity.
INCI name: Zinc Acetate
Where to find it / them? : Mouthwash, face serums, face creams, shampoos.
Function: Antimicrobial, soothing agent, astringent, oral hygiene agent.
Risks to health: Suspected endocrine disruptor.
More information : Also used as a food additive (E650).
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 1% (as zinc) in finished cosmetic products.