In 2020, CIR’s Expert Panel for Cosmetic Safety made a number of decisions that were not in the interest of public health. But we did get their attention on a few important safety issues. Learn more.
If DevaCurl is using the CIR to guide decisions about what ingredients are safe to use, it’s very likely they could be using some unsafe ingredients.
The CIR is meeting this month to discuss their “Aerosols Precedents” and WVE has submitted our concerns. Learn more.
Allowing unsafe preservatives like parabens to stay on the market won’t drive the innovation in safer alternatives that we really need.
Our new report exposes why the CIR cannot be trusted to protect our health and our environment from harmful ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
An exclusive report exposes the dangers both the public and manufacturers face in relying on the Cosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) panel to provide adequate safety assessments of ingredients used in cosmetics. The CIR is a program of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), a trade organization representing manufacturers of the $62 billion cosmetics industry. The CIR’s stated purpose is to assess the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics. But as the report points out, the CIR is green-lighting chemicals as “safe for use in cosmetics” that are linked to adverse health effects including allergies, hormone disruption and cancer.