Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
About ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM (COMMON YARROW) EXTRACT: Achillea Millefolium Extract is an extract of the whole plant of the yarrow, Achillea millefolium.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; PERFUMING
Synoym(s): ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM EXTRACT, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM; COMMON YARROW EXTRACT; EXTRACT OF ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM; EXTRACT OF YARROW; MILFOIL EXTRACT; YARROW (ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM) EXTRACT; YARROW EXTRACT; YARROW HERB (ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM L.) ; YARROW, ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM, EXT.
|Human skin toxicant or allergen - strong evidence||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Used in food or as an additive with limited or no toxicity information available||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Insufficient data to determine safety||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|155 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.|
|IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
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