Keywords: cosmetics, cosmetic, pollution, chemicals, health, impact classification.
Low biodegradability (persistence), ability to accumulate in living tissues (bioaccumulation), that their common characteristics of the chemicals contained in cosmetics for everyday consumption.
Most are the subject of controversy as to their potential impacts on human health. This practical guide aims to inform consumers about the presence of such substances in cosmetic products for normal consumption, in order to
encourage an approach of responsibility and caution in professional cosmetics and perfumery.