CTAB (Cetrimonium Bromide)
Risks to the environment : Suspected aquatic ecotoxicity.
INCI name: Cetrimonium Bromide.
Where to find it / them? : Micellar waters, face lotions, hair conditioners, exfoliating jellies, make-up removers, face masks, face cleansers.
Function: Antimicrobial, antistatic, emulsifying agent, preservative, canonical surfactant.
Risks to health: Potential skin irritant, potential allergen.
More information : Cationic surfactant.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Up to 0.1% in finished cosmetic products.