Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVAL).
Origin: Synthetic, plant-based.
Risks to the environment : Aquatic ecotoxicity.
INCI name: Polyvinyl Alcohol.
Where to find it / them? : Face mask, mascaras, face scrub, peel-off masks, eyebrow gel, face cream, patches, eyebrow and lip scrub.
Function: Film-forming agent, viscosity control agent.
Risks to health: /
More information : Also used as a food additive (E1203).
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Not regulated.