Safety Assessment of Ceramides as Used in Cosmetics

Christina L. Burnett, Ivan J. Boyer, Wilma F. Bergfeld, Donald V. Belsito, Ronald A. Hill, Curtis D. Klaassen, Daniel C. Liebler, James G. Marks, Ronald C. Shank, Thomas J. Slaga, Paul W. Snyder, Lillian J. Gill, Bart Heldreth

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The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety (Panel) reviewed the safety of ceramides, which function in cosmetics primarily as hair-conditioning agents and skin-conditioning agents—miscellaneous. The Panel considered relevant data related to these ingredients. The Panel concluded that ceramides were safe in cosmetics in the present practices of use and concentration described in this safety assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5S-25S
JournalInternational journal of toxicology
Issue number3_suppl
StatePublished - Nov 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology


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