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Boron Nitride

Our database includes 937 products that contain Boron Nitride.


Boron Nitride is compound consisting of boron and nitrogen. It is used to absorb oil and modify adherence/ slip in products.

This means it is often used in makeup products to help them last longer.

Boron Nitride is a rare cosmetic ingredient, with about 1.9% of the products in our database containing it.

What it does:

Absorbent, Skin Conditioning

Where it's used

Boron Nitride is most often found as ingredient number 11 within an ingredient list.

Of the 1 products in our database that have a known concentration of Boron Nitride, they all have a concentration of 2% specified within their ingredient lists.

These are the categories of products that use Boron Nitride the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 32211
  • EC #:  233-136-6
  • All Functions: Absorbent, Opa CI Fying, Skin Conditioning
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.