Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LIME) PEEL EXTRACT: Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Peel Extract is an extract of the peel of the lime, Citrus aurantifolia.
Function(s): Not Reported
Synonym(s): CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA (LI ME) PEEL EXTRACT; CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA PEEL EXTRACT; EXTRACT OF CITRUS AURANTIFOLIA PEEL; EXTRACT OF LIME PEEL; LIME PEEL EXTRACT
|Violation of government restrictions - Banned or found unsafe for use in cosmetics||CosIng|
|66 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .|
|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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