Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Other LOW concerns: Data gaps
About CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT: Extract of the calendula (Calendula officinalis) flowers.
Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; MASKING; SKIN CONDITIONING
Synonym(s): CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, CALENDULA EXTRACT; CALENDULA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT; CALENDULA OFFICINALIS, EXT.; EXT. CALENDULA OFFICINALIS; EXTRACT OF CALENDULA; EXTRACT OF CALENDULA OFFICINALIS; MARIGOLD EXTRACT; POT MARIGOLD FLOWER EXTRACT; VEGETOL CALENDULA ME 209 OILY; CALENDULA EXTRACT
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|192 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.|
|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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