Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About ARNICA MONTANA (ARNICA) FLOWER EXTRACT: Extract of the dried flowers of the arnica plant, Arcnica montana.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; PERFUMING
Synoym(s): ARNICA MONTANA FLOWER EXTRACT, ARNICA ABSOLUTE; ARNICA EXTRACT; ARNICA FLOWER EXTRACT; ARNICA MONTANA EXTRACT; ARNICA MONTANA, EXT.; ARNICA RESINOID (ARNICA MONTANA) ; EXTRACT OF ARNICA; EXTRACT OF ARNICA MONTANA
|128 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Food Additive Status|
|FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/%7Edms/opa-appa.html, Oct 16, 2006.|
|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. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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