Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About D&C RED 36 LAKE: Red 36 Lake is an insoluble pigment composed of Red 36 extended on an appropriatesubstrate in compliance with 21CFR82.1051.
This ingredient may be derived from animals. From PETA's Caring Consumer: Pigments from animal, plant, and synthetic sources used to color foods, cosmetics, and other products. Cochineal is from insects. Widely used FD&C and D&C colors are coaltar (bituminous coal) derivati ... read more
Synoym(s): RED 36 LAKE, D&C RED NO. 36 LAKE
|Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - ||FDA Color Additive Status|
|CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association). 2006. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook, 11th Edition. Color Additive Information. Washington, DC.|
|FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition. Color Additive Status List. September 2006.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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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
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