Oxybenzone

 

High Health Concern

Facts about this ingredient

  • Oxybenzone is suspected of causing contact or photocontact sensitivity, according to the medical literature (Article by S Schauder and H Ippen in Contact Dermatitis)
  • More than half of the toxicity tests required to assess chemical safety have not been conducted for this ingredient.
  • Oxybenzone (or its metabolites) is frequently detected in human blood or urine, indicating significant U.S. population exposure.

Products with this ingredient

View all products

Found in