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Short Description: Boric Acid

INCI name: Boric Acid.
Function: Antimicrobial, pH regulator, denaturant.
Origin: Synthetic.
Concentration allowed by European regulations : Prohibited in Europe.
Where to find it / them? : Antiperspirant powders for feet, eye patches, tonic lotions, eyelash & eyebrow serums, hand creams, deodorants, toothpastes, nail bleaches, eye makeup remover, mouthwash, after shave care.
Risks to health: Proven reprotoxic, potential skin, lung and eye irritant (strong), potential allergen (weak).
Risks to the environment : Pollutant.
More information : Also used as a food additive (E284). Classified CMR2.