Risks to the environment : /
INCI name: Butoxyethanol.
Where to find it / them? : Hair creams.
Function: Masking agent, solvent, viscosity control agent.
Risks to health: Potential skin irritant, suspected carcinogen, suspected reprotoxic.
More information : Prohibited in aerosols for its toxicity by inhalation.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 4% as a solvent for oxidation dye for hair coloring in ready-to-use preparations. Up to 2% as a solvent for non-oxidizing dyes for hair coloring in ready-to-use preparations.