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CIR Experts Grapple With Computer-Based Ingredient Safety Predictions

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

At the December meeting of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel, panelists expressed reservations about relying on data from predictive in silico models in assessing the safety of PEGs cocamine. Panel members appreciated the usefulness of computational modeling and analyses, but the extent to which they can be relied upon – and how and when they should be used to inform a safety decision within the CIR context – are questions that warrant further discussion, they suggested.

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