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COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

About COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS: Collagen Amino Acids is a mixture of amino acids resulting from the complete hydrolysis of collagen. It is characterized by containing a significant level of hydroxyproline.

Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; MOISTURISING; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synonym(s): AMINO ACIDS, COLLAGEN; ANIMAL COLLAGEN AMINO ACIDS; ENZYMATICALLY HYDROLYZED ANIMAL PROTEIN; FEATHERS, HYDROLYZED; PROTEIN HYDROLYZATES; BEVIPROT; COPIPOR; CUTTER PROTEIN HYDROLYSATE; ENTOMOSYL; ESCOAT K; HOMODEMYCINE; HYDROPROT

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
379 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

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer