What is it?
What are the effects?
This substance belongs to the groups:
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) identifies that ethoxyethanol “is toxic if inhaled, may damage fertility and may damage the unborn child, is a flammable liquid and vapour and is harmful if swallowed.”
Ethoxyethanol is on ECHA Candidate List of “Substances of very High Concern.”
The following substances may contain impurities from ethoxyethanol:
How is it used?
Ethoxyethanol can be used as a fragrance ingredient, solvent and viscosity decreasing agent in cosmetic products*.
We use the European Commissions definition of Cosmetics:
“Cosmetics range from everyday hygiene products such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, and toothpaste to luxury beauty items including perfumes and makeup”.
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