Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ALLANTOIN GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID: Allantoin Glycyrrhetinic Acid is a complex of Allantoin (q.v.) and Glycyrrhetinic Acid (q.v.).
Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; SKIN PROTECTING; SOOTHING
Synonym(s): 3B -HYDROXY-11-OXO- COMPD. WITH ALLANTOIN OLEAN-12-EN-29-OIC ACID; ALLANTOIN, COMPD. WITH GLYCYRRHETINIC ACID; COMPD. WITH ALLANTOIN OLEAN-12-EN-29-OIC ACID, 3B -HYDROXY-11-OXO-; OLEAN-12-EN-29-OIC ACID, 3-HYDROXY-11-OXO-, (3.BETA.,20.BETA.) -, COMPD. WITH (2,5-DIOXO-4-IMIDAZOLIDINYL) UREA (1:1) ; OLEAN-12-EN-29-OIC ACID, 3B -HYDROXY-11-OXO-, COMPD. WITH ALLANTOIN; OLEAN12EN29OIC ACID, 3HYDROXY11OXO, (3 ,20 ) , COMPD. WITH (2,5DIOXO4IMIDAZOLIDINYL) UREA (1:1)
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as expected to be toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry. |
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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