17 05, 2019

Trolamine salicylate


TROLAMINE SALICYLATE What is it? Trolamine salicylate (Aspercreme, Aspergel ) is an organic compound which is the salt formed between triethanolamine and salicylic acid. It is used as an ingredient in sunscreens, analgesic creams, and cosmetics. The salicylic acid portion contributes to both

13 07, 2018



3-BC What is it? "3-Benzylidene camphor (3-BC) is a mixture of several isomeric chemical compounds. The mixture was formerly used in cosmetics as a component (UV filter) of sunscreens. 3-BC can act like a hormone, as shown in cell tests and animal experiments, and

13 07, 2018

Benzalkonium chloride


BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE What is it? "Benzalkonium chloride, also known as BZK, BKC, BAC, alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride and ADBAC, is a type of cationic surfactant. It is an organic salt classified as a quaternary ammonium compound." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This

28 05, 2018



PHTHALATES What is it? "Phthalates or phthalate esters, are esters of phthalic acid and are mainly used as plasticizers (substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility, transparency, durability, and longevity)." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

25 04, 2018



ANIMAL PROTEIN What is it? "Proteins (/ˈproʊˌtiːnz/ or /ˈproʊti.ɪnz/) are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues." - Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

11 04, 2018

Phenolic benzotriazoles


PHENOLIC BENZOTRIAZOLES What is it? Phenolic benzotriazoles is a class of compounds, with the chemical formula C12H9N3O, that mainly functions as ultraviolet (UV) stabilizers and UV light absorbers. The compounds of this class are structurally very similar and some of the most common

11 04, 2018

Azo dyes


AZO DYES What are azo dyes? "Azo dyes are organic compounds bearing the functional group R−N=N−R′, in which R and R′ are usually aryl. They are a commercially important family of azo compounds, i.e. compounds containing the linkage C-N=N-C.[1] Azo dyes are widely used to treat

27 03, 2018



PLACENTA What is it? "The placenta is an organ which links the fetus to the mother in mammals for the transfer of oxygen and nutrients to the fetus and fetal waste products to the mother... Human and animal placentas are also used as a

7 12, 2017

Aminomethyl propanol


AMINOMETHYL PROPANOL What is it? “Aminomethyl propanol is a clear, colorless liquid that neutralizes acids to form salts and water. It is an alkanolamine.” – Wikipedia What are the effects? This substance belongs to the groups:

28 11, 2017



FORMALDEHYDE What is it? "Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound with the formula CH2O (H-CHO). It is the simplest of the aldehydes (R-CHO) and is also known by its systematic name methanal. The common name of this substance comes from its similarity and relation to formic acid." - Wikipedia What are