Facts about this ingredient
- Quaternium 15 is suspected of causing skin or sense organ toxicity, according to sources compiled by Scorecard (www.scorecard.org)
- More than half of the toxicity tests required to assess chemical safety have not been conducted for this ingredient.
- It is not on any of GoodGuide’s lists of toxic chemicals which cause suspected or recognized health effects.
It has not been detected in human tissue or urine.
- Concern that this preservative releases formaldehyde into a product and may therefore cause consumer exposure to a recognized carcinogen.