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Cosmetic ingredients containing aluminium

Les ingrédients cosmétiques composés d'aluminium

Which cosmetic ingredients may contain aluminium? If it is easy to identify those whose INCI name contains the word “Aluminum”, others appear much more discreet about this characteristic. In its Opinion (SCCS/1644/22) published in 2022, the SCCS (Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety) has lifted the veil by drawing up a list.

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To establish this list, the SCCS relied on data provided by industry, including a market survey conducted by the Al Consortium.
This identified 51 ingredients containing aluminium compounds. They are presented here in alphabetical order:
• Alumina: CAS 1344-28-1
• Alumina / Synthetic Ruby Powder: CAS 1344-28-1 / 1333-84-2
• Aluminium Hydroxide Sulphate (CI 77002): CAS 1332-73-6 / 21645-51-2 / 8011-94-7
• Aluminium, zinc, magnesium and calcium stearates (Aluminum Stearate): CAS 7047-84-9
• Aluminum Benzoate: CAS 555-32-8
• Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate: CAS 1344-01-0
• Aluminum Chloride: CAS 7446-70-0 / 7784-13-6
• Aluminum Chlorohydrate: CAS 1327-41-9 / 12042-91-0
• Aluminum Dimyristate: CAS 56639-51-1
• Aluminum Distearate: CAS 300-92-5
• Aluminum Hydroxide: CAS 21645-51-2
• Aluminum Lactate: CAS 18917-91-4
• Aluminum Powder: CAS 7429-90-5
• Aluminum Sesquichlorohydrate: 12042-91-0 / 11089-92-2
• Aluminum Silicate: CAS 1327-36-2
• Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate: CAS 9087-61-0
• Aluminum Stearate: CAS 7047-84-9
• Aluminum Tristearate: CAS 637-12-7
• Aluminum Zirconium Octachlorohydrate: CAS 57158-29-9 / 98106-55-9
• Aluminum Zirconium Pentachlorohydrate: CAS 98106-54-8
• Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrate GLY : CAS 134910-86-4
• Aluminum Zirconium Tetrachlorohydrex GLY: CAS 134375-99-8
• Bentonite: CAS 1302-78-9
• Blue 1 Lake / Acid Blue 9 Aluminum Lake: CAS 68921-42-6
• Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate / …

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