Almost all babylotions and creams to meet safety requirements parabens

Almost all babylotions and creams to meet safety requirements parabens

Almost no babylotion or cream contains forbidden parabens. 75 of the 76 by the Dutch Food and consumer product safety Authority (NVWA) researched products meet the safety requirements.

This made the NVWA Monday, known in a list with the studied babylotions and creams.

In the spring of 2016 examined the NVWA 36 babylotions and -creams of fifty-five different brands; 37 products for the care of nipples and 39 products for care of the whole body.

There are for the examination only samples taken from products that are not intended to be rinsed off.


The research looks to the presence of parabens, the accuracy of labels, the presence of a warning “do not use in the luiergebied” in the presence of propyl – or butylparabeen in products for the care of the whole body, and the accuracy of the ‘paraben-free’ claims.

Although a number of parabens, subject to conditions, is allowed as a preservative in cosmetic products, the majority of producers of these substances. In the product that does not meet the safety requirement met, propylparaben found. It was also the label is incorrect. The sale of the product is now prohibited.


The European safety requirements for the use of parabens in cosmetic products in 2015 tightened. Parabens, according to scientists called to work when they are in personal care products that are intended for children under three years of age or products which are not rinsed off. By the often irritated skin of the nipples is the inclusion of parabens may be higher than in normal skin.

When used on a normal skin and for other permitted parabens, there are no risks if they think the rules have to be used.

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