Final report on the safety assessment of polyethylene.

  title={Final report on the safety assessment of polyethylene.},
  journal={International journal of toxicology},
  volume={26 Suppl 1},
  • Published in International journal of toxicology 2007
Polyethylene is an ethylene polymer used for a variety of purposes in cosmetics as an abrasive, adhesive, binder or bulking agent, an emulsion stabilizer, a film former, an oral care agent, and as a nonaqueous viscosity-increasing agent. Polyethylene is also used in food packaging materials and medical products, including prosthetics. The molecular weight of Polyethylene as used in cosmetics varies over a wide range. The lowest reported molecular weight is 198 Daltons and the highest is 150,000… CONTINUE READING
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