Daniel Liebler
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Final report of the Amended Safety Assessment of PVM/MA copolymer and its related salts and esters as used in cosmetics.

Burnett CL, Bergfeld WF, Belsito DV, Hill RA, Klaassen CD, Liebler DC, Marks JG, Shank RC, Slaga TJ, Snyder PW, Andersen FA
Int J Toxicol. 2011 30 (5 Suppl): 128S-44S

PMID: 22068629 · DOI:10.1177/1091581811407934

Polyvinyl methyl ether/maleic acid (PVM/MA) copolymer, and its related salts and esters, are used in cosmetics, mainly as binders, film formers, and hair fixatives. Animal and human data relevant to the use of these ingredients in cosmetic products were reviewed by the CIR Expert Panel. The Panel concluded that these ingredients are safe for use in cosmetic products.

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Animals Consumer Product Safety Cosmetics Humans Maleates Polyethylenes

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