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CORYLUS AMERICANA (AMERICAN HAZEL) SEED OIL

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 
Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

About CORYLUS AMERICANA (AMERICAN HAZEL) SEED OIL: Corylus Americana (Hazel) Seed Oil is an oil expressed from the nuts of the hazelnut tree, Corylus americana.

Function(s): Skin-Conditioning Agent - Occlusive; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): CORYLUS AMERICANA (HAZEL) SEED OIL, AMERICAN HAZEL SEED OIL; CORYLUS AMERICANA NUT OIL; CORYLUS AMERICANA NUT OILS; CORYLUS AMERICANA SEED OIL; HAZEL (CORYLUS AMERICANA) NUT OIL; HAZEL SEED OIL; HAZELNUT OIL; HAZELNUT OILS; OILS, CORYLUS AMERICANA NUT; OILS, HAZELNUT

Data gaps

Concern Reference
Insufficient data to determine safetyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
59 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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