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FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT EXTRACT

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
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About FOENICULUM VULGARE (FENNEL) FRUIT EXTRACT: Foeniculum Vulgare (Fennel) Fruit Extract is an extract of the fruit and aerial parts of thefennel, Foeniculum vulgare.

Function(s): Fragrance Ingredient; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; PERFUMING

Synoym(s): COMMON (FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL.) FENNEL; EXTRACT OF FENNEL; EXTRACT OF FOENICULUM VULGARE; FENNEL EXTRACT; FENNEL FRUIT EXTRACT; FENNEL, COMMON (FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL.) ; FENNEL, EXT.; FENNEL, SWEET (FOENICULUM VULGARE MILL. VAR DULCE (D.C.) ; FOENICULUM EXTRACT; FOENICULUM VULGA RE EXTRACT; FOENICULUM VULGARE EXTRACT

Data gaps

Concern Reference
179 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

Data Sources

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.
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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