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Table 2 Market terms used by manufacturers to prove safety of cosmetics for newborns and infants

From: Cosmetics for neonates and infants: haptens in products’ composition

Advertising term Number of products with advertising term Percent of products with haptens (n)
Hypoallergenic 88 89.9 (79)
Dermatologically tested 79 88.6 (70)
Recommended by Polish Society of Allergy 20 70 (14)
Positive opinion of National Institute of Mother and Child 8 100 (8)
Dermatologically and allergically tested 8 100 (8)
Safe for children 2 100 (2)
None 7 71.4 (5)