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EVERNIA PRUNASTRI (RING LICHEN) EXTRACT

Allergies/immunotoxicity

Concern Reference
Known human immune system toxicant or allergenSCCP, 2004

Use restrictions

Concern Reference
Restricted in cosmetics (recommendations or requirements) - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - CosIng
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
66 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Data Sources

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 Association). 2006. Codes and Standards.
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.
SCCP, 2004. "Opinion on Atranol and Chloroatranol present in natural extracts (e.g. oak moss and tree moss extract)," Scientific Committee On Cosmetic Products. SCCP/00847/04, final, December, 2004.

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