What is CIR?
Formed in 1976, CIR is a joint effort by government, industry, and consumer groups. The Cosmetic Ingredient Review program thoroughly reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics in an open, unbiased, and expert manner, and publishes the results in the open, peer-reviewed literature
Heldreth, Bart. “The Cosmetic Ingredient Review: Process and Use.” NACCT 2021. 14 Oct. 2021.