Applicable synonyms for Carbopol® 981 NF polymer: Carbomer, carboxypolymethylene
Polymerization/residual solvent: Cosolvent mixture of ethyl acetate and cyclohexane
The toxicity of carbomers has been summarized by the Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel in their assessment of the safety of the carbomers for cosmetic ingredients. This assessment and subsequent toxicology testing have demonstrated a low toxicity and irritation potential. Lubrizol has supporting data for dermal, oral, and ophthalmic toxicology testing for Carbopol 981 NF polymer. Bulletin 2 provides a summary of all toxicology studies for Lubrizol’s pharmaceutical grade polymers.
Additionally, Lubrizol has filed a Type V DMF with FDA. A letter of authorization (LOA) can be issued for FDA drug applications.
|Recommended Retest Date||2 years after manufacturing date|
|Recommended Storage||In airtight containers, protected from moisture and excessive temperature|