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CIR To Present Draft Report On Infant Skin At June Meeting

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Cosmetic Ingredient Review’s Infant Resource Document provides the organization’s perspective on neonatal and infant skin and chemical absorption risks to guide the CIR Expert Panel’s future reviews and development of related reports. Generally, the group believes the stratum corneum is an effective barrier in infants at or around birth, but infants’ ability to metabolize chemicals versus that of adults is not as well understood, according to the draft document, which the panel will review at its meeting in June.

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