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CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 

About CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACT: Green tea extract.

Synoym(s): CAMELLIA SINENSIS (TEA PLANT) EXTRACT; CAMELLIA SINENSIS EXTRACT; TEA EXTRACT (CAMELLIA SINENSIS EXTRACT)

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Fragrance subject to restrictions: safe only within recommended use or concentration limitsn)International Fragrance Association Codes & Standards

Data gaps

Concern Reference
1,487 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Multiple, additive exposure sources

Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food

Data Sources

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 Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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