Questions and Answers about SalSearch
If an ingredient is considered to contain salicylate, does this mean automatically thatis blocked by the use of this product?
No, there is no automatism. The blocking probability by using cosmetic products with salicylate depends on
- the actual salicylate content of the product
- the frequency of use
- the used quantity of the product
- the size of the skin surface the product comes into contact with
- the time the product remains on the skin (e.g. short hand washing with immediate rinsing or applying lotion)
- the individual sensitivity to blocking effects
More questions on this topic
- Why does the salicylate search engine SalSearch give no information about drugs?
- Why should you not enter additives such as stabilizer, antioxidant, emollient, etc.?
- Why is there no evaluation for terms as "flavor", "color", "perfume", "vinegar", etc?
- What can I use SalSearch for?
- Why does SalSearch not value medications and dietary supplements?
- What is the difference of the answers "automatically determined" and "verified manually by an expert"?
- How the salicylates contained in perfume are evaluated?
- Why does SalSearch prefer INCI terms?
- Why does SalSearch not answer requests for brand names or products?
- Why is the knowledge of the salicylate content of cosmetics especially important?