Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About BETULA ALBA (BIRCH) LEAF EXTRACT: Betula Alba Leaf Extract is an extract of the leaves of the birch, Betula alba.
Function(s): Cosmetic Astringent; Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous
Synonym(s): BETULA ALBA LEAF EXTRACT, BETUAL ALBA LEAF EXTRACT; BETULA VERRUCOSA LEAF EXTRACT; BIRCH (BETULA ALBA) LEAF EXTRACT; BIRCH LEAF EXTRACT; EXTRACT OF BETULA ALBA LEAF; EXTRACT OF BIRCH LEAF
|Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only if satisfies manufacturing specifications or purity limits, according to industry safety panel (International Fragrance Association)||International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards|
|29 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|IFRA (International Fragrance Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.|
|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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