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Also known as Chromium Oxide, Chrome green is a pigment derived from minerals. In nature, it occurs as the rare mineral Eskolaite. This ingredient contains trivalent chromium, a form of chromium that functions as an essential trace element in human metabolism. There are some concerns around CI 77288's persistence in the environment, which contributes to its moderate EWG score.
EWG score: The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
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