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CITRIC ACID

 
Asthma/Respiratory
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Skin Allergies &
Irritation
 
No Data, Some Concern
 
Developmental &
Reproductive Toxicity
 
Low Concern
 
Cancer
 
Low Concern
 
Environment
 
Low Concern
 
Top scoring factors: Low concern for biodegradation; general systemic/organ effects; damage to DNA
CITRIC ACID can be found in 307 products.
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Evidence

Health issue
 
Level of Concern
 
Source
EPA's review of industry submitted toxicity data and the potential for human exposure concludes that this substance poses a low risk for human health.
 
low
 
EPA Hazard-Based Prioritizations - Risks - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
 
 
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EWG provides information on cleaning product ingredients from published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors that determine actual health risks, if any. (Hide)
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