Coal Tar
What is

Coal Tar

Coal tar is a viscous, dark liquid derived from coal and used in skincare and haircare products for the treatment of dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis.


Generated from the incomplete combustion of coal.

Consumer concerns and what we know

It is considered a known carcinogen that can cause skin irritation, sun sensitivity and allergic reactions.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer lists coal tars as Group 1 carcinogens, meaning they are carcinogenic for humans.

Our stance

We do not use coal tar due to our safety criteria.