Int J Toxicol. 2023 Dec;42(3_suppl):89S-90S. doi: 10.1177/10915818231204573. Epub 2023 Sep 28.


The Expert Panel for Cosmetic Ingredient Safety reviewed updated information that has become available since their original assessment from 1991, along with updated information regarding product types, and frequency and concentrations of use, and reaffirmed their original conclusion that Polyacrylamide is safe as a cosmetic ingredient in the practices of use and concentration as described in this report.

Keywords: Cosmetics; Polyacrylamide; Safety.

MeSH terms

  • Acrylic Resins / toxicity
  • Consumer Product Safety*
  • Cosmetics* / toxicity


  • polyacrylamide
  • Acrylic Resins
  • Cosmetics